A Future Full of Innovations
Throughout history, innovations have made lives better, easier, and more enjoyable. As Demirdjian (2010, p. 1) stated, “Man did not get out of the stone age because he ran out of stones. His large brain made him find other materials such as iron to make stronger instruments out of it.” Certainly, in complex times this process should not come to a standstill but rather must accelerate. This chapter discusses this process by exploring three critical areas: the full cycle of radical innovation from ideation to a market reality, research that identifies critical weaknesses and suggests future studies, and innovation cultures within the firm and within society.
KeywordsEarly Indicator Radical Innovation Futuristic Impact Line Extension Incremental Innovation
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