Date Added: Jan 2010
Innovation has a dark side: innovators who do not increase productivity, provide revenue, or reduce overall costs. What makes these individuals people you want to avoid? The Ladder Climber, This is the person who has to innovate because that is what management is demanding or rewarding. If innovation is this year's watchword, then this person will, by heaven, innovate. Ladder climbers are a true test of a company's adherence to accountability. If they get away with their act more than a couple of times, the organization is as much at fault as they are.