You have to train people how to be business innovators. If you don’t train them, the quality of the ideas that you get in an innovation marketplace is not likely to be high.
All too often, legacy management practices reflexively perpetuate the past - by over-weighting the views of long-tenured executives, by valuing conformance more highly than creativity and by turning tired industry nostrums into sacred truths.
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While one should never underestimate the ability of risk-besotted financiers to wreak havoc, the real threat to capitalism isn’t unfettered financial cunning. It is, instead, the unwillingness of executives to confront the changing expectations of their stakeholders.
What’s true for churches is true for other institutions: the older and more organized they get, the less adaptable they become. That’s why the most resilient things in our world – biological life, stock markets, the Internet – are loosely organized.
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Dr. Gary P. Hamel is an American management expert. He is a founder of Strategos, an international management consulting firm based in Chicago. He graduated from Andrews University in 1975. He has been was Visiting Professor of International Business at the University of Michigan and at Harvard Business School. He earned his Ph.D. in 1990. He is a visiting Professor of Strategic Management at London Business School. He is also a member of the Reliance Innovation Council formed by Reliance Industries Limited, India. He has written several books include: The Future of Management, What Matters Now, and Leading the Revolution.
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