Debates by Category: Innovation

February 28, 2012

Entrepreneurship Outperforms Innovation

Innovative ideas can make a splash, but entrepreneurs are more likely to create value, change the world, and make profits. Pro or con?

January 30, 2012

Forget the Office: Let Employees Work from Home

Businesses are more efficient and employees more productive when people work remotely instead of at one central office. Pro or con?

June 7, 2011

Let’s Click Off PowerPoint

Yes, PowerPoint serves as a competent visual aid to convey your meaning at meetings, but it’s tedious for speakers and boring for audiences. Pro or con?

September 8, 2010

Innovation: Enough with the Freedom to Fail

Let’s not go overboard with the freedom to fail. Companies should let employees know they expect success more often than not. Pro or con?

April 8, 2010

Needs-Based Innovation Reigns

Companies should adopt an innovation process based on customer needs rather than coming up with "big" ideas and then testing them out. Pro or con?

April 29, 2009

Pass the Patent Reform Act

The current U.S. patent system is broken. It stifles innovation. Congress needs to pass the Patent Reform Act now. Pro or con?

April 15, 2009

America Is Still the No. 1 Innovator

Despite all the headline-grabbing revelations from Asian countries, the U.S. is still the one to beat when it comes to ingenuity and inventiveness on the world stage. Pro or con?

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