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Innovation Allies: The Business Unit President

Innovation Allies: The Business Unit President

Today, we are continuing the discussion of executives that the Chief Innovation Officer needs to include in the coalition that guides the transformation of innovation capabilities, capacity and business results. The presidents of business units, or whoever has line accountability, within your corporate structure should be key allies in the transformation.

Chronic Problem #6 – Short-term Orientation

Chronic Problem #6 – Short-term Orientation

A short-term orientation is a chronic problem that affects the ability of the organization look beyond the business planning horizon and invest in initiatives that have a longer-term payback. This orientation tilts the investment portfolio to short-term projects that tend to be incremental and safe.