Quote of the Day

July 2, 2008 | Michael Shellenberger,

"Years of academic research suggest that, beyond some fairly low threshold, successful innovators are not really more gifted or creative than the rest of us. Rather, they simply better exploit the networked structure of ideas within unique organizational frameworks. [S]trategy too often neglects the question of how to get there. Yet, especially when innovation matters, the strategy is the organization."

-- Kathleen Eisenhardt, "Foreword to How Breakthroughs Happen by Andrew Hargadon

Quoted in a new report, "Climate Choreography: How Distributed and Open Innovation Could Accelerate Technology Development and Deployment," by Clean Energy Group and the Meridian Institute.