“Good Management” in Enterprises Today May Be Blocking Innovation

  • Daniel Huber
  • Heiner Kaufmann
  • Martin Steinmann
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


Management theory is oriented towards efficiency maximization. What qualifies today as good management is geared to avoiding detours and minimizing unproductive times. However, it is precisely these detours and “unproductive” times that create a basis for a capacity to innovate. Enterprises that avoid these run the risk of becoming increasingly incapable of innovation.


Business Model Corporate Culture Internet Service Provider Capacity Innovation Innovative Capacity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Huber
    • 1
  • Heiner Kaufmann
    • 2
  • Martin Steinmann
    • 3
  1. 1.MühlethurnenSwitzerland
  2. 2.MünsingenSwitzerland
  3. 3.BernSwitzerland

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