The eight essentials of innovation

Strategic and organizational factors are what separate successful big-company innovators from the rest of the field. Bron: McKinsey April 2015 It’s no secret: innovation is difficult for well-established companies. By and large, they are better executors than innovators, and most succeed less through game-changing creativity than by optimizing their existing businesses.

What Is Disruptive Innovation?

Bron: HBR, Clayton M. Christensen, Michael E. Raynor, Rory McDonald December 2015 The theory of disruptive innovation, introduced in these pages in 1995, has proved to be a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth. Many leaders of small, entrepreneurial companies praise it as their guiding star; so do many executives at large, well-established

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Bron: HBR, Francesca Gino & Bradley Staats November 2015 Virtually all leaders believe that to stay competitive, their enterprises must learn and improve every day. But even companies revered for their dedication to continuous learning find it difficult to always practice what they preach. Consider Toyota: Continuous improvement is one

Project Manage Your Life

Bron: HBR 10 februari 2015   More and more companies are adopting software and product development frameworks like Agile, Scrum, and Kanban — which promote quick, iterative, lean production — to deliver higher quality products, faster. These methods help teams produce rapid, continuous improvements, via daily face-to-face communication and visual workflows. If these methods can help

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