‘Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.’
Tom Peters, author of In search of excellence
Received business wisdom talks about how innovation plays a pivotal role in leading economies out of recession. But, all too often, untargeted R&D spend is instead only promoting further stagnation. Business owners, large or small, should instead consider the possibilities for disrupting their markets when facing a tough economy.
A wake-up call came in July with the announcement of a 2012 Innovation Index Nesta, the innovation foundation. According to Nesta, investment in innovation by ...