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  • Disruptive Innovation
    Bob Basadur
    STANDARD DEFINITION In 1995 Clayton Christensen defined disruptive innovation as allowing something that was very expensive and only for a wealthy few, to become much cheaper and more widely available to the masses. An example of this might be Henry Ford’s development of the assembly line which made his dream
  • Bob Basadur
    The Basadur Profile allows individuals and organizations understand their preferred thinking style during the innovation process.  By mapping a team, the profile helps explain why a team may prefer one stage in innovation vs another.   How it works The first thing the Basadur Profile does is recognize that different people have
  • convergent thinking
    Bob Basadur
    Successful innovation relies not only on skillful divergent thinking – the generation of fresh opportunities, possibilities, ideas, and options – but equally on skillful convergent thinking – the analysis,  evaluation,  selection and  development of the best ones to put into action. High quality convergent thinking requires special collaborative and open-minded
  • Bob Basadur
    Successful innovation at any level in any field depends upon skillful performance in two critical mental abilities – divergent thinking and convergent thinking. The optimum ratio of the two thinking processes differs greatly across different occupations and organizational functions. Let’s first define these abilities. Divergent thinking means expanding your thoughts
  • SIMPLEXITY INNOVATION THINKING SKILLS CERTIFICATION
    Bob Basadur
    Innovative thinking and the ability to collaborate with others are among the top non- technical abilities reported as vital for 21st-century careers and for organizational competitiveness.  Innovative thinking is based on four fundamental skills and like all skills, they can be learned and developed to a very high level.  The
  • garry gelade
    Bob Basadur
    Dear Friends & Colleagues, One of the very best things about what we do at Basadur Applied Innovation is that we get to meet and collaborate with special people, people who in their own way make the world a much better place. Garry Gelade, our dear friend, colleague and mentor,