Everyone loves innovation—until they try to do it. It’s easy to hold an idea generation workshop, but it’s much more challenging to put ideas into action. As a result, too many organizations position innovation as a meaningless platitude, an objective to pursue later, or something that happens “over there” in techier, edgier companies. They do so at their own peril, because innovation is essential to survival in a fast-changing world.
In this article, you will learn about innovation: why it matters, the factors that enable and prevent it, and how organizations successfully cultivate and leverage it.