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Radical innovation is more than a troubleshooter

The 21st century presents us with numerous complex challenges. We’re facing a climate crisis and other environmental emergencies. The digitization and its effect on our lives become increasingly demanding. All this is happening against the background of growing competition in an increasingly global market. Some consider radical innovation as a solution to these challenges. However,…

Unlearning towards an uncertain future

Many approaches in the field of unlearning intend to understand the “what” and/or “how” of unlearning. In contrast, Markus Peschl suggests focusing on the “where-to” and the goal of unlearning. In all too many cases, unlearning starts with a distinct result in mind. But such an approach must be challenged in the context of a…

Creativity cannot be automatized

Innovation researcher Markus Peschl talks to “der Standard” about innovations in the logistics industry. When asked whether today’s working environments are suitable for producing radical innovations, M. Peschl answers “in 80 to 90% of cases: no”. Why? Markus Peschl identifies 3 reasons. You can read the interview in German here. Image: Seb Creativo at Unsplash

Innovation Challenges

Literature as well as our own experience provides ample evidence as to why innovation efforts are often not successful. A common cause lies in how we perceive and think. This common cause is known in cognitive science and neuroscience as the Predictive Mind Hypothesis: Our brain uses past experiences to predict and understand new ones. In order…