The Red Queen’s Deadly Effect on Innovation

Small business takeaways.  The article gives us what is happening today — the good, bad — and it probably needs some fixing.   Food for thought and actions

Excerpt:  Red Queen thinking is a learned behavior. Companies are continually looking for ways to improve their competitiveness. The impetus for change usually comes from a rival in the marketplace. When a threat is perceived, the organization makes incremental improvements in efficiency, messaging and products to strengthen their position. The rival, also looking for ways to improve, sees these actions, learns from them and makes its own incremental improvements in response. This arms race approach to organizational improvement strengthens both organizations over time and intensifies competition. It does, however, have a downside

Read full article via The Red Queen’s Deadly Effect on Innovation.  From Gartner’s Blogs


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