Efficiency And Creativity

As Charles Simeon, a pastor at Cambridge University in the 18th century, profoundly observed, “The truth is not in the middle, and not in one extreme, but in both extremes.” The same could be said of operational efficiency and innovation. Now more than ever, organizations need to learn how to operate equally well at both extremes – they need to be both highly innovative and highly efficient at the same time. In a value-based economy, companies must be able to continually dream up products and services their customers wouldn’t want to live without, yet they must simultaneously have the capacity to deliver those things with brutal efficiency.

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