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Functional Advocacy: A Sense of Foreboding in Strategy and Innovation

Part 2 of 4 in a series Something has to change. There it is, out in the open. Of course, it’s a reality that wrings anxiety from the stoutest heart. Pushing expectations forward seems troubling, but what’s the alternative? More

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Functional Advocacy: A Sense of Absence in Strategy and Innovation

Part 1 of 4 in a series Turn your mind’s eye to the history of innovation implementations in your organization. Do you see a line of progressive success stories? Has each produced efficiency and value in the daily routines of

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How Mandates Create Fear not Tiger Teams

Tell me if this is the typical scenario when some cross-functional mandate is prepared for release into the “wilds” of your business jungle.  Rumors of the change raise the hackles on necks of each department like the distant roar of

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