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Redefining Operational Excellence by Andrew Miller

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CHAPTER 4

THE INNOVATION EQUATION: THE IMPORTANCE OF COLLABORATION

INNOVATION CAN BE GAME CHANGING and disruptive, but it can also be a small, incremental improvement to something that already exists. The key to innovation is progress. Generally, the progress that organizations make is forward, although sometimes organizations can progress by taking a couple of steps back, and there is nothing wrong with that.

Innovation keeps organizations alive and competitive. If an organization relies too heavily on what it already provides, eventually competitors will pass it by or customers will change what they are looking for.

The telephone is one of the most innovative inventions ever produced, and just look how it has evolved. Can you even fathom picking ...

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