Innovation Leader (http://innovationleader.com) interviewed executives responsible for innovation initiatives at companies like Intel, Whirlpool, General Mills, and Goodyear. We also spoke to entrepreneurs who had been acquired into large companies. Here are the 20 insights we heard most often about the ways that big organizations sometimes shoot themselves in the foot when it comes to innovation. We welcome your comments.
A version of this presentation was first published on Harvard Business Review Online in October 2013, as "11 Ways Big Companies Undermine Innovation."