A Culture of Innovation Drives Corporate Value
July 20 | James Gregory, Chairman, Tenet Partners | Comments (0)
There are many and varied definitions of the word innovation. The word often conjures up visions of scientists in white lab coats holding clipboards, but the most successful innovations that drive business results are often small and incremental cultural innovations rather than dramatic large-scale R&D endeavors.
Op-Ed: We May be Missing the Productivity Revival in the Global Economy
May 09 | Bart van Ark, Chief Economist & Chief Strategy Officer. Program Director, CFO Council: Fortune 250, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Policymakers returned home from last month’s spring meetings of the World Bank and IMF with a clear message. The current short-term outlook provides no guarantee for sustained economic growth in the medium-term. Not surprisingly the word “productivity” therefore appears many times in this edition of the IMF’s World Economic Outlook. Productivity growth will be one of the most effective ways to prevent the recent upswing in global growth from slowing down prematurely.
Will China Out-Innovate the World
April 25 | Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D., Director, Business Cycles and Growth Research, The Conference Board | Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, Ph.D., Senior Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
China has recognized the need to put its giant economy on a path toward developing an innovation culture, an initiative that could position it to challenge the U.S. as a global leader of innovation. But despite a massive investment in research and development, the nation faces some significant barriers to reaching its goal.
3 Ways Talent Executives Can Accelerate Innovation in 2018
April 09 | Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D., Director, Business Cycles and Growth Research, The Conference Board | Victor Assad | Comments (0)
Managing culture, embracing metrics and pursuing evolving technologies are among the top priorities talent leaders should focus on in the New Year.