Organizational culture is one of those items that you can’t describe what it is, but you know when it’s broken. In the 7 Immutable Laws of Innovation, the Law of Culture states: Establishing and nurturing an innovation culture sets the foundation for the organization. For leaders it means rewarding the right behavior (teamwork, collaboration, […]
One of the challenges for creating a culture of innovation within an organization is the ability to get along with others. Innovation is about constant change which is uncomfortable and stressful. The result is that some individuals/groups will not respond and actually become quite negative (corporate anti-bodies) to the innovation effort. What are you to do? How do you build a bridge to these individuals/groups? How do you get along with people who react so negativly to your ideas?