Emerging-Market Engineers Power Global Innovation
Recently, Thomson-Reuters published its latest list of the Top 100 Global Innovators honoring the leading organizations and companies most responsible for sizeable, influential patents worldwide. A quick scan of the list indicates that all 100 organizations are located in developed countries. The United States has 47 entries, Japan 25, Western Europe 21, and South Korea 7.
From this list, some readers may infer that...
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 08/09/2013 at 07:03 am
The Innovation Mindset in Action: 3M Corporation
In three recent blog posts we looked at the innovation mindset in individuals, profiling game changers Jerry Buss, Peter Jackson, and Shantha Ragunathan. These three innovators share common qualities, which we call the innovation mindset, a robust framework which can be applied at the micro (individual) as well as macro (organizational) levels: they see and act on opportunities, use "and" thinking to resolve tough...
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 08/06/2013 at 08:31 am
The Innovation Mindset in Action: Shantha Ragunathan
This January, we met Shantha Ragunathan, an illiterate woman from Kodapattinam, a remote village in Tamil Nadu, India. Her story is at once heartbreaking and inspiring, showing that game changers can come from all walks of life, all over the world.
Read the entire post at Harvard Business Review>>
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 08/01/2013 at 07:17 am