Introduction: Make Sense of Innovation

  • Benoit Gailly


In the real world of innovation, opportunities must be hunted and matured, distinctive innovation management capabilities must be developed and tough strategic choices regarding innovations must be made. Being a very creative business is one thing; successfully managing innovations is another.

The key to innovation success is to do much more than generate ideas. The key to innovation success is to have an organization capable of effectively identifying, prioritizing and capturing innovation opportunities, in line with its strategy and ecosystem. The key to innovation success is therefore more “brain” and less “storming”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benoit Gailly
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  1. 1.Louvain School of ManagementUniversité catholique de LouvainLouvain-La-NeuveBelgium

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