Avoid “Culture Fit” If You Want Innovation

Some companies have started to hire only people who “fit” into their “culture,” according to an article by Rachel Feintzeig in the Wall Street Journal. Innovation research shows that this is a horrible idea. These companies have applicants do a “culture fit test” before they’re hired. For example, G Adventures has job candidates climb down into a… Read More Avoid “Culture Fit” If You Want Innovation

Can Colleges Be More Innovative? (And if so, why?)

It seems that everyone is calling for colleges to be more innovative. You’ve probably heard something like this: “Colleges are resistant to innovation. How many institutions have remained unchanged for 500 years? Only the Catholic church and the college. A student from 400 years ago would be right at home on today’s campus.” et cetera… This lack… Read More Can Colleges Be More Innovative? (And if so, why?)