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The Not- Invented- Here (NIH) syndrome is one of the barriers to open innovation within companies that are referenced more often. It is defined as a corporate mindset or culture that favors internally developed products over external insights, representing the waste of interesting external opportunities....

Just over a year ago, I started writing this blog based largely on stories related to open innovation. I would like to thank all of you for your interest. These are the most read blog posts in 2013. 1. Open Innovation In Emerging Markets 2. Creating OI. Creating Shared...

Within the food industry, the yogurt company Chobani is a truly inspiring case in terms of innovation and the enterprise culture. Its innovative approach has enabled them to connect with consumers and transform the yogurt category in the US market, forcing industry leaders to respond...

Passion and love for what you do are the key elements of innovation. You need to know what would be capable of impassioning you to see where and how you can generate a greater impact, hence overcoming your own limits every day. This behavioral trait...

I recently attended the seminar "The Governance of The Leader Enterprises That Endure” in which top management members of the food industry had the opportunity to chat with Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nestlé, on various issues relating to leadership (here,...

Much of the value of innovation is the ability to solve significant challenges for society. In recent years, a large part of disruptive innovation has occurred in the digital environment, however, some of the biggest challenges to be resolved still belonged to the environment of...

A constant in the leading companies in innovation is the commitment in this area for all members of the organization and the ability to create a true culture of innovation. The values alignment is essential to this. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a...

In addition to the commitment to constant innovation, the responsibility to give back to society what they have provided to the business is another value that should be in the list of challenges companies must assume. The growth based in the principles of ethics, the...

The company participates in the book: Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives in the Murcia Region Raúl Fernandez, VP Corporate Organization and Ángeles Ruiz Communication and Marketing specialist of Blendhub, received, on Tuesday November 19th, a diploma for the contribution of the company to the book Corporate Social...

“We have got to think differently”, says Oakland Athletics general manager, played by Brad Pitt, to the scouts of the team in the movie MoneyBall (2011). I saw the movie recently and I found it utterly inspiring when when touching on the topic of innovation and...