Successfully Embedding Innovation: Strategies and Tactics (Best Practices Report)



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  • Published:
  • August 13, 2007
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  • APQC
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  • 149
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It takes time and focused effort for enterprises to shift their paradigms and integrate innovation into their business strategies and cultures. What does an organization do when employees cling to the way things have always been done? How can leaders convince employees that innovation represents something other than more work?

With thought leadership by IBM, this classic report examines how best-practice organizations create strategies to embed innovation, define roles and structures to support innovation engagement, understand the cultural and technical enablers of innovation, design ongoing communication and change management tactics, and evaluate key innovation measures.

This report includes a detailed case study of the following best-practice organizations:

  • Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
  • Boston Scientific Cardiovascular Division
  • Computer Sciences Corporation
  • Ethicon Endo-Surgery
  • Hewlett-Packard Company Imaging and Printing Group

Click here to read a brief overview of this report.

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