A Human-Centered Design for Work Places: Opportunities and Constraints

  • Francesco Garibaldo


Innovative capability does not emerge ex nihilo, but depends to a special degree on an innovation friendly and creativity-promoting organizational environment. The industrial restructuring process of the recent past has rather hindered than fostered the establishment of this kind of environment. The essay analyses and deconstructs the industrial restructuring process before and after the last global crisis, highlighting a new concept of innovation based on the deconstruction of what happened. Based upon this analysis the article describes a suitable organization to implement that concept of innovation in normative terms. Concluding remarks will summarize recommendations for the future.


Innovation Capability Original Equipment Manufacturing Export Market Share Suitable Organization Export Boom 
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