During the last three decades Chinese, Indian, and Korean manufacturers became major providers of low-cost and low priced goods, and rivals to North American manufacturers. Their competitive advantage was derived from low cost labour. In response, North American organizations focused on cost management and process excellence. Management’s 90′s religion was Six Sigma, process improvement, right [...]
To create its own future an organization anticipates and invests in tomorrow’s opportunities. This involves building an organization which supports innovation. The organization systematically seeks and converts ideas into products/services customers will buy and processes that improve corporate effectiveness.
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Leaders make decisions today that create a desired future for [...]
In academic, government, and media circles it is fashionable to speculate why business fails to innovate. It is trendy to propose government driven solutions. Excluded from these chic conversations is the entrepreneur, the engine of innovation.
Buckets of studies conclude we lag on innovation. It is not unfair to suggest that these studies are nothing [...]
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