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June 11, 2007 Inside Innovation Table of Contents








  IN DEPTH

At 3M, A Struggle Between Efficiency And Creativity
How CEO George Buckley is managing the yin and yang of discipline and imagination

Six Sigma: So Yesterday?
In an innovation economy, it's no longer a cure-all

Online Extra: Slide Show: 3M Innovations

Online Extra: 3M Chief Plants a Money Tree
Since joining in 2005, CEO George Buckley has concentrated on kick-starting the top line


  EDITOR'S MEMO

The Fragility Of Innovation


  IN SHORT

Slide Show: Savvy New Workplace Tools And Trends


  IN DATA

Web Strategies That Cater To Customers


  IN DEBATE

Viewpoint: Have It Both Ways
"Ambidextrous" companies can handle incremental change and bold initiatives


  IN PROGRESS

Case Study: Philips' Norelco
How neck hairs led to the remaking of an icon

Online Extra: Slide Show: Blades of Glory


  IN SPACE

Daring In Des Moines
Two leading design firms shake up a staid Midwest insurer with radical changes in its office space—to favorable reviews

Online Extra: Slide Show: Putting the Space in Work Space


  IN VIRTUAL

Beyond Second Life
Companies thinking twice about the popular virtual world are finding more security and flexibility in alternatives

Online Extra: Slide Show: Life After Second Life


  IN CARS

Green City Cars
Battery-powered CityCars could cut traffic and smog by getting more commuters to leave their autos at home

Online Extra: Slide Show: CityCars Changes Everything


  IN CROWDS

Using Web Crowds To Invest, Design Gifts, And Make Things
 RELATED STORIES

Scientific Management is Past Its Peak

Sure, algorithms and software tools can help streamline any business. But, says Roger Martin, more executives are rediscovering that gut instinct is what keeps a company vital

A Cell Phone for Baby Boomers

How Jitterbug designed a mobile phone and service to appeal to even the most technophobic seniors

Embracing Risk to Grow and Innovate

When it comes to generating business growth by bringing new things into the world, the stakes are high, and risk is everywhere

An Official Measure of Innovation

A U.S. government-sponsored brain-trust is developing a better set of metrics for innovation initiatives—and they're asking the public to help

How to Live Up to Innovation Hype

Companies known for inventive tech were dubbed the Next Big Thing and then disappeared. Now they're back, and they're growing

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