Human beings are complicated. Human beings in corporations are even more complicated. We create organizations that reflect the best of our characteristics and the worst, or at least some of the most challenging. People struggle with change. We can fear it or simply don’t want to deal with the newness it usually requires.
Yet, it is impossible to wrestle with reality forever. No person will win doing that. No corporation will either. Here are a few of the best reads I’ve come across lately on corporate innovation.
Global Mood. 54% of executives PwC surveyed globally, struggle to align innovation with core products.
Internal Innovation Efforts. This is a radically increasing trend.
Moving closer to Global Innovators. Not so fast says this HBR article.
Failure looks like this … 50 examples of companies that got it wrong.