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The Too-Fast Track

March 16, 2007
China’s rapid economic expansion has revealed a paucity of leadership talent, prompting companies to elevate young managers who oftentimes lack the necessary tools but, regardless, are highly sought after by competitors and can change jobs almost at will.
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Procter & Gamble Gets Some IDEO

February 2, 2007
A couple of years ago, Procter & Gamble CEO Alan G. Lafley loaded up his entire Global Leadership Council, 40 business-unit heads, for a pilgrimage to San Francisco. The one-day immersion, sponsored by IDEO, was designed to open the eyes of the executives to new ways of thinking
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IDEO The Innovation Factory

February 2, 2007
IDEO helps top executives rethink their approaches to problem-solving and developing creative environments. Senior managers turn to IDEO to learn how to foster creativity by developing corporate cultures that are founded on breaking rules, building teamwork and stimulating the free expression of ideas.
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IDEOs Organizational Personas

February 2, 2007
IDEO has developed 10 roles people can play in an organization to foster innovation. They come at “every point of the compass, in all aspects of the business and in every team member,” says IDEO general manager Tom Kelly.
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