Efficiency Innovation Examples: Extending hours or service, Changing production line to accommodate more widgets Developing a new method to standardized systemwide reporting. = Improving on what already exists http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottobear/2318837083/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/da5ide/456847031/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/irinaslutsky/519317305/
"Many people still believe a better mousetrap is all it takes. But of the 2000+ mousetraps patented, only two have sold well, and they were both designed in the 19th century. A good idea doesn't sell itself although most 'lone inventors' make the mistake of thinking it will.“ -- Andrew Hargadon How Breakthroughs Happens: The Surprising Truth About How Companies Innovate
"The challenge for the leader is to run the operational world, designed to maintain business performance as it is today, and to allow people to move into the innovation world as well, so they can operate flexibly and step outside of today's rules and structures in order to develop new ways of working.“ -- Jonne Cesarani Big Ideas: Putting the Zest Into Creativity and Innovation at Work
Set the Strategies http://www.flickr.com/photos/crashmattb/1646957900/
No risk is risky business http://www.flickr.com/photos/magisterludi/403371410/ Efficiency Innovation Evolutionary Innovation Revolutionary Innovation !!