Innovations: A Personal View
- Apr 27, 2021 3:48 pm GMT
This item is part of the Innovation in the Power Industry - April 2021 SPECIAL ISSUE, click here for more
When the boss pronounces “we need to be innovative”, it is easy to interpret that diktat was meant to spur you to invent a better mousetrap, think outside the box, and by the way earn your keep. Yes, it is an overused word. Innovation is a team effort. It is about problem solving, and invariably it takes more than one person. Innovation in a company always requires a champion at a high enough executive level. Her job is not necessarily to be a subject matter expert, but to have a good line of sight as to what the innovation could lead to: a better mousetrap no doubt but also a gut feeling that her staff is up to accomplishing this feat.
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