Chapter 9 Innovation and Organizational Strategy

DOI: 10.4324/9781003206347-10

Over the last few chapters, the differences between traditional innovation and the Lean Innovation Cycle have been dissected in a variety of ways. First, we saw how traditional innovation is aimed at higher levels of innovation and is principally focused on advancements in technology. Conversely, the Lean Innovation Cycle is aimed at resolving contradictions, improving complex interactions between systems, or even simple systems improvements. These we called low-level innovations or “Lean Innovation” collectively. Second, we saw how the resulting differences between these two innovation paths can be distinguished. It was determined that technology-focused innovation ...

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