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The Dark Night of Innovation

Disillusion and despair? Worry is not to worry about, it is merely to be overcome

By Gary C. Graziano, AIA and Christopher W. Miller, Ph.D.

You’ve found a great opportunity to leverage existing capabilities, enhance the value of your product, and reduce costs. And, if you don’t do it, a competitor...
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Slack vs. Lean

Slack, slacker, waste, muda. Lean, tight, together, focused. As a business person it's hard not to come down solidly on the side of building the lean organization. On the other hand, organizational slack is a critical success factor. Whether we are looking at the current organizational creativity work of Teresa M. Amabile of the Harvard Business School,...
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