Cooperation / Competition

COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION AND THE OVERVIEW EFFECT

COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION AND THE OVERVIEW EFFECT

  Charles E. Smith and Richard H. Whitehurst   “We Only Do Energy”   WARNING Until one is committed, there …

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Issue One: The Most Important Questions for Our Time

Issue One: The Most Important Questions for Our Time

In this first Journal issue, I’m especially interested in addressing Buckminster Fuller’s question from which he created his extraordinary inventive technical and social inventions and projects.

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Collaborative Innovation: What Turns It Off And What Turns It On

Collaborative Innovation: What Turns It Off And What Turns It On

Rather than exploring how we can add the qualities of collaboration and innovation to our experience, this paper explores why we are not accessing these qualities as a natural strategy.

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Collaborative Innovation: A Personal Truth

Collaborative Innovation: A Personal Truth

With respect to collaborative innovation, the most important question I ask at this extraordinary time of social, political and economic disintegration is: “WHAT is my personal truth and HOW can I live consistent with my values?”

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A Road to Consciousness

A Road to Consciousness

I now do my best to engage with consciousness as an individual and in collaboration with others, while remaining conscious of my choice to do so, and climb the next flight of steps to discover the next level of consciousness as an ascent rather than a descent as I grow older.

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Collaborative Innovation: A Personal Journey

Collaborative Innovation: A Personal Journey

“At this extraordinary time of social, political and economic disintegration, with respect to “Collaborative Innovation”, what is the most important question we can ask, and why?” My answer is: “Why are we not coming together as people, to solve these solvable problems?” And the answer to that is: “We think our political system will do it for us.” Wrong!

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Passion and Purpose are Levers for Sustaining  Collaborative Innovation

Passion and Purpose are Levers for Sustaining Collaborative Innovation

Invite participants to connect the deeper aspects of who they are, and the diverse insights born of their passions, to the solutions they are seeking to develop for the organization

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Collaborative Innovation Builds Global Social Resilience for Climate Change

Collaborative Innovation Builds Global Social Resilience for Climate Change

Climate change is forcing communities to assess their readiness for confronting the increasingly frequent environmental disruptions that transform sea coasts, consume forests and take human life.

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The Roots of Collaborative Innovation

The Roots of Collaborative Innovation

Abstract This article follows Charlie Smith’s kind request to address Buckminster Fuller’s question from which he created his extraordinary inventive …

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The Space Between Us: An Approach to Collaborative Innovation

The Space Between Us: An Approach to Collaborative Innovation

In our past history on this planet we have always succeeded in dealing with critical challenges through innovation produced by flashes of insight. And now more than ever exactly that is what is needed. Through experience and observation, we know that collaboration does inspire and support innovation, but we don’t really know exactly why or how.

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