“Companies say they want breakthrough products but most are far more adept at making incremental improvements to existing lines. A pioneering division at 3M successfully navigated a process that leads to breakthrough thinking.”

View the full article posted on Eric von Hippel’s academic homepage.

Harvard Business Review
Eric von Hippel
Stefan Thompke
Mary Sonnack
Relevant Principles:
Pilot-in-the-Plane (Control vs. Predict)
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