On this week’s episode, we’ll be looking at how to build the perpetually innovative company – the five areas to focus on for improvement in innovation performance, the cornerstones of creating an innovative culture, and how to avoid the dreaded “not-invented-here syndrome.”
Kai Engel and Violetka Dirlea, two of the co-authors of Masters of Innovation: Building the Perpetually Innovative Company, join us this week to discuss those topics and more. Kai and Violetka are partners & Global Innovation Leaders at A.T. Kearney, a leading global management consulting firm committed to helping clients achieve immediate impact and growing advantage on their most mission-critical issues.
Kai Engel leads A.T. Kearney’s Innovation Practice for Europe and founded the annual Best Innovator Competition in 2003. Kai regularly chairs top executive roundtables and is a frequent presenter at business and industry conferences. Violetka Dirlea is an industrial manufacturing expert and head of A.T. Kearney’s Innovation Practice for the Americas. She has extensive consulting experience, with a focus on development competitive advantages, delivering tangible results, and improving overall business performance.
Some highlights from this week’s episode include:
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