Month: April 2012

The biggest barrier to innovation is all the daily work that needs to be done

How often have you used this excuse for the lack of innovation in your organization, “we can't innovate, we're too busy.” A survey conducted by Robert Half International of 270 Chief Financial Officers, from a random sample of Canadian companies, found that nearly half (49 per cent) cited "being bogged down in daily tasks" and "putting out fires" as being the biggest barrier for their company to be more innovative. Five percent cited "a lack of new ideas" while 2 Read more...