World ChallengesThat Need Solutions

So I have presented many problems—why not solutions? Well, if I had some, I would be wealthy and retired rather than a college professor writing books. But let’s look at some of these problems through innovative lenses.

Sources of Innovation

1. Unexpected Occurrences

2. Incongruities

3. Process Needs

4. Industry and Market Changes

5. Changes in Perception

6. New Knowledge

Peter Drucker, Harvard Business School Journal, 1985, “The Discipline of Innovation”

Global Warming. Combating global warming is going to spawn a wide range of new industries. In fact, I bet there will be a Marshall Plan developed against global warming. Grants, funds and market initiatives will flood the western world. There will be children’s ...

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