Google Alerts on Innovation brought a gem to my inbox today – The Innovation Game Notes from the article:
- Freedom to move, freedom to think, freedom to create spurs innovation – from the article in economist
- “Creative people like to challenge constraints and authority – and very scared people are not very innovative” – from Tim Brown the head of Ideo.
- In today’s knowledge economy, innovation is the new currency of global competition
- “Innovation is no longer about money, it’s about the climate: are individuals allowed to flourish and take risks?” – William Weldon, chairman of Johnson & Johnson
This article provides a very interesting perspective on why top down innovation may not work. I wonder whether there is a concept of Innovation Quotient and how you would measure it for an organization, community or nation. Googling a bit, I see the following useful links: