Make sure that you and people throughout your organization spend lots of time in external benchmarking and “corporate tourism” mode, looking for good ideas to swipe. Many of the opportunities or problems you’re facing now are old hat to somebody somewhere. Learning from other people’s experiences — both the successes and the failures — can take years and millions of dollars off your learning curve.
Source: “Innovation and Organizational Learning Pathways and Pitfalls (Part 3)”
Subjects: Best Practices, Innovation