Is This The Era Of Slow Innovation?
Editorial Director of the Harvard Business Review says we are currently in a moment of stagnation not creative change.
The Harvard Business Review carries an interesting opinion piece by Justin Fox where he argues that we’re not in a period of creative innovation — but rather, a moment of stagnation. Fox, who is the editorial director of the Harvard Business Review Group, says that the start of the 20th century saw tremendous changes to our lives, while the digital age has brought us minor alterations.
Electricity is still electricity, and still generated mostly with fossil fuels; cars are better but not all that much better, and still propelled almost entirely by fossil fuels. Only communication has been truly transformed, but is the transformation really as profound as the advent of telegraphs, radio, and TV?…