"@Arne: I like the description of "pockets of resistance". It is a serious problem in traditional organizations.
@Guido: I certainly recognize the tricks of "innovating" college's not being innovative at all but hardly…"
"Innovation is inevitably new to an organization. And thus a reason for resistance. In science, attempts are made to 'manage' innovation inside organizations by making a divide between exploration (discovery, play, creativity) and…"
I think that some organizations just have "boxes to tick in" and one of hem is happens to be called innovation. "Did we do innovation already?" (I noticed this take on innovation particularly in gov.…"
"My experience is that in organizations there often is no clarity about the purpose of their own innovation processes: is it to optimize the existing products or services or is it to create something completely new. There are different skills and…"
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