Over the last weeks I’ve been discussing an issue; innovation is much more of a change management issue than the literature normally addresses. Yes, focus has been moved from the “great ideas” to the “execution challenge”, and therein lies the issue.
The field of innovation should look closely to leading research on change management to make innovation happen. As Hamel talks about “innovation being everybody’s job”, well, quite a lot has to change before this is becomes an accepted, established truth.
Over the coming months, follow, debate and dicuss as we explore the issues around Innovation = change management + strategy