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INNOVATION by DESIGN: What It Takes to Keep Your Company on the Cutting Edge by Gerard H. Gaynor

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Acknowledgments

It is not possible to list all the individuals who have affected my thinking about what it takes to be an innovator and the kind of environment that fosters innovation. Most of these colleagues, collaborators, executives, friends, and some casual acquaintances are probably not aware of the lessons they might have taught me. Most of the education was positive, but in the process I also learned what not to do. We don't know why some people develop a questioning attitude and others tend to accept the status quo, or why one person asks why and another why not. Some of us cannot live without change, while others cannot live with change. Some say, "There has to be a better way" and others live by the dictum, "If it ain't broke, why fix ...

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