In times of severe recession should you cut costs and focus on survival or take the opportunity to invest in innovation so that you can benefit from the eventual recovery? Let's have a look at a case study of Kellogg's, which took a leap to invest in a new type of cereal - and that paid off even in the face of extreme adversity.
When you are cutting costs and squeezing resources in all areas how can you find the people, time and money for innovation? Paul Sloane offers 5 practical strategies for innovating on slender means.
With many companies downsizing, rightsizing and reorganizing lately, human resources is about as popular as bird flu these days. But savvy companies have a real opportunity to rethink the role of HR - into the engine that drives the cultural changes needed to achieve sustainable innovation, according to Rowan Gibson.
These days, it seems as if the entire global economy is headed for the doldrums. A number of countries and regions stand at the brink of recession. What