Sunday, June 6, 2010

56 Reasons Why Most Corporate Innovation Initiatives Fail

56 Reasons Why Most Corporate Innovation Initiatives Fail: "


Innovation is definitely in these days. The word is on the lips of every CEO, CFO, CIO, and anyone else with a three-letter acronym after their name.

As a result, many organizations are launching all kinds of 'innovation initiatives' -- hoping to stir the creative soup.

This is commendable. But it is also, all too often, a disappointing experience

Innovation initiatives sound good, but usually don't live up to expectations. The reasons are many. What follows are 56 of the most common -- organizational obstacles we've observed that get in the way of a company truly raising the bar for innovation.

See which ones are familiar to YOU. Then, sit down with your Senior Team... CEO... innovation committee, or best friend and jump start the process of going beyond these obstacles.


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