May 17, 2008 Tony Morgan

World’s Most Innovative Companies

In case you missed it, last month Business Week released their list of the Top 50 World’s Most Innovative Companies. Here are the top 20:

  1. Apple
  2. Google
  3. Toyota Motor
  4. General Electric
  5. Microsoft
  6. Tata Group
  7. Nintendo
  8. Procter & Gamble
  9. Sony
  10. Nokia
  11. Amazon.com
  12. IBM
  13. Research in Motion
  14. BMW
  15. Hewlett-Packard
  16. Honda Motor
  17. Walt Disney
  18. General Motors
  19. Reliance Industries
  20. Boeing

For the rest of the list, videos, articles and more, visit BusinessWeek.com. Among other things, you’ll find simple yet profound insights from guys like Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos who offered, “Constraints drive innovation.”

Do you agree with that statement? (I do.) Do you have any examples of when constraints generated an opportunity for innovation in your organization?

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Tony Morgan

Tony is the Chief Strategic Officer and founder of The Unstuck Group, theunstuckgroup.com. For 14 years, Tony served on the senior leadership teams at West Ridge Church (Dallas, GA), NewSpring Church (Anderson, SC) and Granger Community Church (Granger, IN). He's written several books and articles that have been featured with the Willow Creek Association, Catalyst and Pastors.com.
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