For many companies, reaching a high level of innovation and success does not come immediately. Many of them need a “come from behind” strategy in order to be market leaders. Others need to hit the depths of failure before they can rise up Phoenix-like and reach new heights of success.
Complacency kills creativity. In his new book, Unrelenting Innovation, University of Southern California business school professor Gerard Tellis explains why seemingly invincible market leaders stumble when upstart rivals introduce breakthrough innovations.
Beware the apologists – Consistent Performance The most common complaint that I hear these days from big-company executives is that their organizations although their companies have frameworks for everything from strategy and planning, to operations and program management, to capital investment, they cannot consistently perform at a high level. My first response to them? “Beware […]