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March 25, 2014

the resource revolution

Nice sustainability trend summary by McKinsey

October 17, 2012

Amyris innovation journey

as reported in Fast Company

March 25, 2012

"feed the monster a cookie"

A good argument for trialability, Also good group process and innovation ideas. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/25/business/terry-tietzen-of-edatanetworks-on-promoting-innovation.html

December 20, 2011

A reason to be optimistic about NYC

new science and tech grad school(s). Proactive government can make a difference.

November 9, 2011

Gladwell on Steve Jobs

From the New Yorker Critics can deepen the 'learning by discovery' process by demanding more and 'tweaking' current solutions.

February 3, 2011

leadership issues at JP Morgan

An excellent example of what happens when there is not a healthy debate among leadership.

January 29, 2011

Google's dot org

What happens when they decide to spend 1% of profits on philanthropy? http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/30/business/30charity.html?ref=technology

March 31, 2010

Why CEOs Don't Get Innovation

A good article on the culture wars within organizations around innovation. Good empahisis on open innovation and necessary infrastructure.

October 1, 2008

leadership and culture

Nice insights on how to become the next Google by creating unique, innovative culture. Can we model this in the classroom? Is it possible to inspire students to become "heat-seeking radar surfers"?

February 27, 2008

sony leadership woes

not perfect sources, but some great examples of how not to do leadership


http://www.eurogamer.net/article.php?article_id=75805

http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.09/sony_pr.html