We have already explained that innovation is everybody’s work. The problem is that it is also nobody’s work. In an ideal world, innovation would be each manager’s and each business unit’s responsibility. That’s not the reality we live in.
We will not insult you by lecturing on the importance of having people and capital to run an innovation program. This is obvious and we’re sure you’re taking care of that. What sometimes is not […]
Even today, Charlie Chaplin’s ‘Little Tramp’ feeding a giant machine on an accelerating assembly line remains the classic image of a savage and industrialised world. Modern Times exposed the obsession of early twentieth century Taylorists and ‘scientific managers’ with achieving maximum efficiency in the […]