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The innovation killer how what we know limits what we can imagine ... ; and what smart companies are doing about it

Author: Cynthia Barton Rabe
Publisher: New York Amacom ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Knowledge is good, & quot; preaches the inscription under the statue of college founder Emil Faber in the film Animal House. But as valid as that declamation may be at a university, in the corporate world what passes for knowledge can be a killer. Companies and teams rely on & quot;what we know & quot; and & quot;the way we do things here & quot; to speed decision making and maintain a sense of order. But progress  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Barton Rabe
ISBN: 0814408834 9780814408834 9780814429624 0814429629
OCLC Number: 839065845
Notes: Includes index
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Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: A Crushing Force; PART I. WHAT'S WEIGHING US DOWN; PART II. ZERO-GRAVITY THINKERS; PART III. DEFYING GRAVITY; Appendix A. Related Expertise Grid; Appendix B.A Leader's Guide; Notes; Index.
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