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5 Big Questions on Innovation

Naomi Fried, Ph.D. , Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital

Naomi Fried, Ph.D. , Chief Innovation Officer of Boston Children’s Hospital

Q. How do you build organizations and cultures that embrace innovation and change?

In order to build an innovative organization you need to build from both the “top” and from the “bottom.” From the top, you need sponsorship and support from senior leadership. Innovation is fundamentally hard because... Read full Q&A »

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