Company Structure and Innovation – Pill 022

In Pill 017 I've shared the A-B-C concept about how to shape culture of change and innovation, but that depends on the company's structure within we are moving. Company structure are fundamental to shape culture of sharing and innovation. We can talk about two configurations of organizational structures, mechanic structures and organic structures.  Mechanistic structures are those … Continue reading Company Structure and Innovation – Pill 022

Evaluation Apprehension – Pill 007

Evaluation apprehension is one of the two main problems and pitfalls in idea generation within groups, along with Production blocking. Let take the example of a team doing a brainstorming about developing a new car focusing on different domains: chassis, engine, design, and steering. Person D shares an idea from his or her own domain, … Continue reading Evaluation Apprehension – Pill 007

Production Blocking – Pill 006

Generating ideas is not easy, especially in teams. Even if it is been proved that teams are more creative than individuals, there are some pitfalls related to idea generation within teams. In particular I'd like to discuss about Production Blocking and Evaluation apprehension Lets take the example of a team doing a brainstorming about developing … Continue reading Production Blocking – Pill 006