The folks who publish the newsletter The Watercooler: Straight Talk on Strategic Issues” liked a blog post I ran a while back and asked if they could reprint it.
I said sure — in fact, I encourage anyone to reprint materials they find on my site (with permission, of course.)
Click on the PDF and have a read … feel free to share it around.
Jim Carroll: "As I dig into the culture and attitude of a client through interviews with the CEO and other team members, I’m always mystified to find that some organizations just seem to do everything they can to shut down new ideas. Here are some points to consider to find out if your company is on the way to killing innovation."
You can access the full current and back issues of the Watercooler online — it makes for a great read.