I will come back to this subject sooner or later but according to me that’s the main threat to innovation in established companies. Allowing great ideas to be bad at start is one key elements managers should take into account. As Mark Randall said:
« Great ideas look bad at the beginning ».
The main challenge is thus to convince management with bad figures?
How Financial Metrics Kill Great Ideas
Innovators don’t like business guys, Right… almost. If B school are now more and more including innovation into their program there is still some distance between an innovator who puts all his (her) energy into his(her) project and a B-guy looking at figures…
Why Innovators Hate M.B.A.’s
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