Need for Innovation

How Environment Contributes to Creativity
How Environment Contributes to Creativity

Virginia Mason prides themselves on their self-designed production system that was modeled after the Toyota production system. To call this a production system is only half true as the meat behind the system is the culture of continuous improvement. Following... READ MORE

Importance of Innovation
Importance of Innovation

The United States continued the philosophical model for which Adam Smith laid the groundwork—capitalism being the economic and political model where a nation’s trade and industry are run by profit-seeking private individuals rather than the government.  Brought to prominence during... READ MORE

Procter & Gamble’s King of the Innovation Mountain
Procter & Gamble’s King of the Innovation Mountain

The personal healthcare company Procter and Gamble, better known as P&G, was founded in 1837 in Cincinnati by brothers-in-law William Procter and James Gamble. Their business was a budding enterprise that experienced steady regional progress during the mid-19th century and... READ MORE

Why Do We Even Have Human Resources?
Why Do We Even Have Human Resources?

The modern-day organization has changed significantly over the last fifty years. Changing with the organization has been the workforce as the two’s evolution are inherently interconnected. For example, companies looking to achieve a competitive edge applied data-driven decision making which... READ MORE

Where Will Human Resources Be in The Future?
Where Will Human Resources Be in The Future?

Yahoo was founded in the mid-1990’s out of Stanford University by students that wanted to create a guide for the web. Within a year the idea had turned into a company that was now skyrocketing as a web leader into... READ MORE

Maintenance vs. Growth
Maintenance vs. Growth

Abstract The Problem: Individuals getting bogged down with performing routine maintenance tasks no longer have the capacity to focus on higher value tasks Why it Happens: Maintenance tasks are a product of growth that sustains innovations, over a moderate amount... READ MORE