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Innovation and Change MNO 3370 (Honors)
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Creativity “Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
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Innovation Streams Patterns of innovation over time that can create sustainable competitive advantage.
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Where do companies get new ideas? Internally own employees Externally Customers Suppliers Others
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History of the Post-It Note Chemist attempting to invent a super strong adhesive Ended up with a weaker adhesive than normal Didn’t discard it Years later… Other 3M scientist sings in church choir and uses markers to keep place in hymnal, but they always fall out. Using weak adhesive they stay without ruining the pages – 3M releases Post-It notes! – 3M’s VP of research Wendling says, "We do think innovation is more than an accident…”
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Organizational Creativity Creativity A decision maker’s ability to discover original and novel ideas that lead to feasible alternative courses of action Innovation Implementing creative ideas (novel and useful)
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Developing Creative Environments Ensure autonomy Provide exposure to other creative people Allow ideas to cross-pollinate Make jobs intrinsically interesting Set your own creative goals Support creativity at high organizational levels
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Components of Creative Work Environments Creative Work Environments Challenging Work Work Group Encouragement Lack of Organiz. Impediments Supervisory Encouragement Organizational Encouragement Freedom Flow
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Boosting Creativity
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Innovation Management Managing innovation requires carefully balancing the three matters identified here
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11 Managing Innovation Managing Sources of innovation Managing During Discontinuous Change Managing During Incremental Change
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12 Managing Sources of Innovation Creative work environments Workplace cultures in which workers perceive that new ideas are encouraged Flow The psychological state of effortlessness in which you become absorbed in your work and time seems to pass quickly
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Managing Innovation During Discontinuous Change Experiential approach to innovation innovation is occurring within an uncertain environment the key to innovation is to use: intuition flexible options hands-on experience
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Experiential Approach to Innovation Parts of Parts of
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