How Companies Kill Innovation

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Design Leadership

Written by Brian Ling (Design Sojourn)
Jul 03, 2012


Innovation, and even Design Thinking, often gets killed by organizational processes or internal politics. Here is a really cool cartoon that shows you how it happens so that at least, we can all be vigilant.

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Via: @LaurenSophia

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