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Meta Innovation

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The Managerial Innovation Hub present:

Meta Innovation

Let’s start:

What is “Meta”?

Merriam-Webster says:

  • “Behind,” Beyond,” “About”

  • More comprehensive, transcending

  • Usually used with the name of a discipline to designate a new but related discipline designed to deal critically with the original one.


Hence, Meta Innovation:

Go beyond the conventional ways of thinking about “Innovation.”


The following dimensions are somehow overlapping.

But, for the sake of simplicity, we will make the distinctions.


The X-Dimension = The Managerial Dimension

Question: where is the decision taking place?


Command & Control”  <  ===  > “Autonomy

Power”  <  ===  > “Subject Matter Knowledge

The Challenge: How to Make a Quick and Appropriate response.

This is the key to creating a competitive advantage


The Y-Dimension = The Organization Dimension

The Question:

How many layers of “Hierarchies”?


  • Too much non-productive “Coordination.”

  • Too many non-fruitful meetings

  • Too many “Reports.”

  • Too many CC

Sound familiar?...


The Z-Dimension = The Behavioural Dimension

Non-Awareness”  <  ===   > “Awareness

How does it influence our ability to make sense and make a decision?

Human thinking errors:

  • “Bias”

  • “Noise”


















Meta Innovation:

Go beyond the conventional ways of thinking about “Innovation.”


The WHY. The aims:

  • To give the entire stakeholders the sense of ownership

  • To prepare your organization for uncertainty

  • To create a sustainable competitive advantage


The HOW:

It is a journey = The Innovation Journey in three dimensions:

  • Organization

  • Managerial

  • Behavior



  • Make it easy

  • Unique to each organization

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