New post: The Practicality Gap

I just wrote a short piece on one of the biggest challenges of innovation, The Practicality Gap, posted on our Creative Cultures blog: The Practicality Gap is one of the most intransigent problems of innovation. By its very nature, innovation requires people to change their behavior, and this is exceedingly difficult to do. Worse, when the behavior weContinue reading “New post: The Practicality Gap”

New blog: Creative Cultures

I have just launched a new blog on innovation and business creativity, called Creative Cultures. The blog is written in collaboration with Paddy Miller, Professor at IESE Business School, and Research Associate Azra Brankovic. It is a window into our current research undertaking, and features a mix of longer postings and short notices about interesting new papersContinue reading “New blog: Creative Cultures”

Creative Cultures: Making Innovation Work

I’m happy to announce that I’ll be teaching parts of a forthcoming Executive Education program on the subject of innovation, hosted at IESE Business School in Barcelona on November 18-21, 2008.  The course, entitled Creative Cultures: Making Innovation Work, is not a basic primer course, but assumes that the participants have already been through the traditionalContinue reading “Creative Cultures: Making Innovation Work”