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Bees using scavenged plastic to build hives

See on Scoop.it – Synergetic Management: Business Innovation & Improvement Bees using scavenged plastic to build hives   Synergetic Management‘s insight: LOL!  While so many people are so worried about “going organic”, Mother Nature is simply adapting to the world around her!  Now, organic is great (for some things — I admit to being skeptical on […]

Teresa Amabile and Daniel Goleman: How managers can support creativity at work

See on Scoop.it – Synergetic Management: Business Innovation & Improvement What can a manager do to optimize team creativity? And what do they do commonly that squelches it? Daniel Goleman spoke with Harvard’s Teresa Amabile for his…   Synergetic Management‘s insight: Underestimate the importance of WINS at your peril This has TWO big implications: 1) […]

A Messy Desk Makes You More Creative, Study Says

See on Scoop.it – Synergetic Management: Business Innovation & Improvement Synergetic Management‘s insight: MY CONCLUSION The best solution: Have a clean desk you can make usefully messy when you need it! Explanation:  Essentially, the article reminds us that messy desks can provide necessary distractions that help our brains to come up with richer ideas when […]

How Criticism Creates Innovative Teams

See on Scoop.it – Synergetic Management: Business Innovation & Improvement A little friction generates a spark.   Synergetic Management‘s insight: Criticism DOES NOT create innovative teams. Or at least, it does not as a general rule. Just think about it – the implication would be that the most criticism-rich environments would be the most creative. You […]

Research: Why Companies Keep Getting Blind-Sided by Risk

See on Scoop.it – Synergetic Management: Business Innovation & Improvement Supply chain risk ain’t sexy. And that’s why it never gets the funding it deserves.   Synergetic Management‘s insight: Conclusion: Risk management must be everyone’s responsibility, and senior managers must make “bake into their culture” the need for risk analysis and risk management. Wow! A great […]

10 Ideas To Move Innovation Forward

See on Scoop.it – Synergetic Management: Business Innovation & Improvement cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by -= Bruce Berrien =- Through a lot of conversations on social networks, face-to-face opportunities, and reflection, I have been thinking about some of the t…   Synergetic Management‘s insight: This article is about fostering innovation and […]

Can You Balance Innovation and Execution?

See on Scoop.it – Synergetic Management: Business Innovation & Improvement An interesting academic study was done a few years ago involving the lockers of professional American football players. As a general rule, the study found that offensive players’ lockers tended (Can You Balance Innovation and Execution?   Synergetic Management‘s insight: WARNING: prepare for rant mode! […]