Francesca Gino, an associate professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, and Gary P. Pisano, a professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, write about how failures get a postmortem and how it's important that triumphs should too.
Despite massive investments of management time and money, innovation remains a frustrating pursuit in many companies. Innovation initiatives frequently fail, and successful innovators have a hard time sustaining their performance - as Polaroid, Nokia, Sun Microsystems, Yahoo, Hewlett-Packard, and countless others have found.
Gary P. Pisano, the Harry E. Figgie, Jr., Professor of Business Administration, and Willy C. Shih, a professor of management practice, at Harvard Business School, write about how after decades of outsourcing manufacturing the U.S. industry has been left without the means to invent the next generation of high-tech products that are key to rebuilding its economy.
Why you should embrace it in your workforce.