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Agile + PMO = Love But then, love is always complicated This is a topic that will probably not catch a lot of attention. Because those who do Agile don’t want to hear about PMOs (too rigid, tend to kill agility,etc.) and those in PMOs don’t want to hear about Agile (no planning, no documentation,…
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I'm pleased to announce that Harvard Business Publishing has released a completely updated version of the award-winning multimedia case study about the Columbia space shuttle accident that Amy Edmondson, Richard Bohmer, and I created, along with our research associates Erika Ferlins and Laura Feldman. The updated technology provides a much better experience for students and…
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In a new article published in Research-Technology Management (When Cognition Interferes with Innnovation: Overcoming Cognitive Obstalces to Design Thinking), my colleague Allison Butler and I offer one plausible explanation for why many individuals struggle with the design thinking process. We argue that design thinking is "hard on the brain." In developing our argument, we draw…
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For decades, executives have stressed the importance of hiring for cultural fit. You often hear discussions about cultural fit among people on recruitment and selection committees, as well as by people working for executive search firms. Recently, though, Adam Grant of the Wharton School has made an important point about the downside of hiring for…
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Stanford Professor Riitta Katila describes the role experts should and should not play on a team when it comes to developing breakthrough innovations. Check out the video clip below, in which she describes lessons from her research: All copyrights for this article are reserved to Decisions