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Why an Innovation System is not enough.

Systems view reality in a mechanical way. While reality is made up of both artifacts (‘mechanical’) and nature’s pure creations , by fiction and non-fiction. Systemic view is a good map of understanding reality, but just a map, a lens. Same with the topic of organizational innovation. When you view innovation or creativity through only […]

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WARNING! 3 things no one tells you about business innovation (the innovation conspiracy)

Warning: these are some worrying thoughts from the “conspiracy theory of innovation” point of view. Think of them as a creative technique to brush up our worn out thinking of business innovation . WARNING SIGN #1: Innovation appears where engagement is unleashed Maybe the best way to have a solid business, with solid foundations and […]

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Innovation: The 4 q’s a leader has to ask himself before implementing it

  During 2015, while working on my book „The Leadership Spark” on business innovation, I discussed with many managers and scholars involved in this topic, from all around the world, I read a shelf of book on it and thought a lot in the meantime; I did not find an all-encompassing theory summing up everything […]

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