Posts Tagged ‘r&d’

Innovation: 3M’s lessons to be learned

While Apple is often the most highly touted company for its innovation success, 3M is a global innovation company that has remained under the radar for its long-term innovation plans and succeses. With $30 billion in sales and products sold in nearly 200 countries, 3M has made significant contributions to the health care, communications and…

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The Paradox of Open Innovation: Internal or External?

What came first, the chicken or the egg? This paradox has perplexed philosophers for millennia. In the progressive workplace, a similar dilemma confounds executives. In the pursuit of open innovation, what comes first: Innovation created internally, or innovation developed beyond the organization? People talk about open innovation. It’s the mantra of leadership experts and workplace…

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