Wanted: Dedicated Deep Thinkers

Wanted: Dedicated Deep Thinkers 1

Stuart Bradford for The Chronicle Review

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Stuart Bradford for The Chronicle Review

For the better part of two decades now, businesses the world over have preached the importance of innovation. In recent years, many have moved from talk to walk, a transition signaled in part by the appointment of a high-level CINO, or chief innovation officer, a new type of corporate position first described in detail by William L. Miller and Langdon Morris in Fourth Generation R&D (John Wiley, 1999). Although the roles of innovation officers differ in practice, generally