A organization’s ability to bring to best use the individual, team and collective creativity of its people is an important differentiator. That being widely acknowledged, organizations strive for diversity: diversity in gender, age, education, culture and so forth. The argument here is that they can’t overlook another type of diversity: that of being creative. The under-appreciated obvious There is nothing new about the call for creative diversity. In December 2007, Coyne, Clifford and Dye publi
Where relies the magic of games? Toys, either handmade or bought, have been most of the times the first tools for toddles to start their learning path. Nowadays we speak about educative tools that help kids to learn the letters, ride a bicycle, with the help of PlayStation we can learn how to play guitar and with Wii, how to dance or play sports. There are lot of different tools available on the market and the offer is continuously growing. Nintendo's Wii video game console for example says that
The "Internet of things" (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. It's a concept that not only has the potential to impact how we live but also how we work. But what exactly is the "Internet of things" and what [...]
In this Quarterly archive article, Tom Peters examines the flaws of the matrix-organization design and explores several more effective approaches to implement no more than one or two essential corporate thrusts at a time. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
Large companies are trimmed to execute established business models. The demise of e.g. Eastman Kodak, Nokia or Blockbuster illustrate that this is insufficient in the 21st century. Companies that want to escape this fate need to excel at execution AND the creations of new growth engines at the same time.
It sounds like a hoax. It’s not. An article last week in USA Today confirmed that Pepsico is testing a new Dorito flavored Mountain Dew. Ready for the name? It’s called “Dewitos.” This strange new flavor quickly became the topic of conversation at workshop we were hosting as the executive participants [...]
Propiedad intelectual: ¿las ideas tienen dueño? Entre las grandes convenciones jurídicas de nuestra sociedad destaca la de la propiedad intelectual. Pero, ¿son de alguien en particular o de todos a la vez?
A group of economists, tech entrepreneurs, and academics discuss whether technological advances will automate tasks more quickly than the United States can create jobs. A McKinsey Global Institute article.