Instigating innovation in traditional industries

Originally published in January 2016, revised in March 2018 The average manufacturer in a developing country often grapples with the notion of innovation. That is why such industries are often called “traditional“, although almost all industries will have one or two outliers. While governments, such as the South African government, offer incentives to stimulate innovation,… Continue reading Instigating innovation in traditional industries

Linking: Change: simple, but not easy by Tim Kastelle

I am humbled that Tim Kastelle has quoted a paragraph from a recent blog I wrote in an article he just published on Change and why it is simple but not easy. For my students and online learners, I recommend that you also subscribe to Tim’s blog as he deals with many issues relating to… Continue reading Linking: Change: simple, but not easy by Tim Kastelle

A journey to change change

Holger Nauheimer and a small group of people are changing the way we see change in organizations! I am participating in the change journey, and so should you. Head over to the Change Journey now and share your experiences (or just learn from others)! Take a look at the text below for an announcement about… Continue reading A journey to change change

Change in societies

The previous post described a typology of competitiveness that spans three levels. In order for individuals, hierarchies (e.g. firms) to improve their competitiveness or performance some kind of change of performance is required. While some of these changes are incremental and takes little effort, it may in many cases require a more concentrated effort to… Continue reading Change in societies

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