TITLE

why being innovative just isn't wise

AUTHOR(S)
Wild, Dave
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Human Resources Magazine;Apr/May2011, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on innovation in organisations. It says that as an organisation grows, systems and processes are put in place to guard what has been proven to work, which results to organisational wisdom overruling the founding culture of innovation. It advises that an organisation's ability to innovate can be improved by widening its perspective, accelerating timeframes and looking further.
ACCESSION #
60575942

 

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