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The author of this article analyzes the different types of innovation and also mentions two different conditions of innovation that can take place within an organizational innovation. These conditions are the “slack innovation” and the “distress innovation”. In the slack condition the organization spends heavily on research and development activities to keep on top of the new knowledge in its world in order to get a significant head start on its competition in the area of new products and processes that will keep the company successful in the future. An appealing point made by the author of the article is that of the “distress innovation”, which can be placed in the crisis phase of the Adaptive Cycle. “Distress innovation” occurs in a crisis situation, in which the organization is implementing changes in order to save itself and escape from this unpleasant situation. Normally, a company that applies distress innovation takes small steps towards change to overcome this situation. However, if this solution doesn’t work the organization takes more extreme measures, radical measures that are considered to be significant for its preservation.
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The author of this article analyzes the different types of innovation and also mentions two different conditions of innovation that can take place within an organizational innovation. These conditions are the “slack innovation” and the “distress innovation”. ”. In the slack condition the organization invests on research and development activities to keep on top of the new knowledge in its world in order to become competitive in the area of new products and processes that will keep the company successful in the future. An appealing point made by the author of the article is that of the “distress innovation”, which can be placed in the crisis phase of the [[Adaptive Cycle]]. “Distress innovation” occurs in a crisis situation, in which the organization is implementing changes in order to save itself and escape from this unpleasant situation. Normally, a company that applies distress innovation takes small steps towards change to overcome this situation. However, if this solution doesn’t work the organization takes more extreme measures, radical measures that are considered to be significant for its preservation.

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-- Stefania Dangila 16:33, 3 June 2012 (CEST)

The author of this article analyzes the different types of innovation and also mentions two different conditions of innovation that can take place within an organizational innovation. These conditions are the “slack innovation” and the “distress innovation”. ”. In the slack condition the organization invests on research and development activities to keep on top of the new knowledge in its world in order to become competitive in the area of new products and processes that will keep the company successful in the future. An appealing point made by the author of the article is that of the “distress innovation”, which can be placed in the crisis phase of the Adaptive Cycle. “Distress innovation” occurs in a crisis situation, in which the organization is implementing changes in order to save itself and escape from this unpleasant situation. Normally, a company that applies distress innovation takes small steps towards change to overcome this situation. However, if this solution doesn’t work the organization takes more extreme measures, radical measures that are considered to be significant for its preservation.