How does a company go about tackling the subject of innovation amidst a business transformation phase? That’s the question we tackle on this week’s episode of “The Innovation Engine.” To help us get to the what, why, and how of “Innovation & Business Transformation” is Dr. Sunil Mithas, professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.
Dr. Mithas is author of the recently-published book Dancing Elephants and Leaping Jaguars: How to Excel, Innovate and Transform Your Business the Tata Way. The book examines the success of the global behemoth the Tata Group and the role innovation has played in its success. Dr. Mithas also wrote “Digital Intelligence: What Every Smart Manager Must Have for Success in an Information Age,” a book in which he talks about why “digital IQ” is a must have attribute in today’s business leaders.
Besides his research and teaching at the University of Maryland, Dr. Mithas has worked on research and consulting assignments with organizations including A.T. Kearney, Johnson & Johnson, and the Tata Group. Dr. Mithas is a frequent speaker at industry events for senior corporate leaders and his work has been featured in prominent publications like Bloomberg, Computerworld, CIO, InformationWeek, and MIT Sloan Management Review.
What are some of the processes you can put in place to ensure innovation flourishes within your company? Why does innovation requires long-term commitment rather than a get rich quick mindset? The podcast will reveal answers to this and more!
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