Use your favorite Internet search engine and find an example of a successful innovation and one that was not so successful
Write a 1750-2000 word essay addressing each of the following points/questions. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Support your ideas with at least three (3) sources in your essay. Make sure to reference the citations using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.
- Use your favorite Internet search engine and find an example of a successful innovation and one that was not so successful. (Finding failures is difficult.)
- What were the reasons given for success?
- For failure?
- Which of these reasons relate to poor planning?
- What does this tell you about the keys to success in innovation?
- Do you believe creativity can be learned? Find an article or website that is devoted to capturing creativity in the work environment.
- What does the author say about individual creativity and group creativity?
- Find an article or website that provides guidelines for developing an innovative organization.
- What do you think of the advice given?
- In developing an organizational climate that supports innovation, management often overlooks critical issues. This is true especially when setting up and nurturing communication networks. Many good ideas are lost because the right person is not available at the right place at the right time to bring the innovation to fruition.
- What issues do you believe are critical in planning for the integration and sharing of information in an innovative firm?
- How do these issues differ for product and process innovations?
Length: 1750 – 2000 words; answers must thoroughly address the questions in a clear, concise manner.
Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA style. These do not count towards the minimum word count for this assignment.
References: Use the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. Include at least three (3) scholarly sources to support your claims.
Format: Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document (.doc or .docx).
File name: Name your saved file according to your first initial, last name, and the assignment number (for example, “RHall Assignment 1.docx”)