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Five Things SI Leaders Need to Know about Innovation (via Leading Strategic Initiatives)

Five Things SI Leaders Need to Know about Innovation (via Leading Strategic Initiatives)

Posted on May 14, 2011

Another great post by Greg Githens and this one on Innovation. There is a story about monkeys living on an island that adopt a behavioral change. This story is being called “hundredth monkey effect” and the idea behind the story is that there is a threshold to be crossed before an innovation becomes a success. Even though this story at best is a good story and not a scientifically proven one, the idea behind it makes sense to me. So, when Greg showed how innovation has a chasm that needs to be crossed before it can succeed, I remembered the monkey story.

Five Things SI Leaders Need to Know about Innovation Leaders commonly speak the word innovation. It conveys a sense of excitement and newness that motivates people.  But let’s be honest. Many times leaders use the word as filler in a speech or press release: a buzzword that occasionally engenders cynicism. Innovation is important, and it deserves a spot in the strategic initiative … Read More

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