Tag Archives: Innovation

Kodak’s (Unfortunate) Arrested Development

For many, the news that American photography pioneer Kodak had filed for bankruptcy last month came as a surprise.  Surprise or not, it was certainly a depressing announcement. Founded by George Eastman in 1880 (a high school dropout with big … Continue reading

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RC Tools: Innovation and Other Drugs

A brief word on innovation.  This morning I read a great article in New York Magazine about “the Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerbergs of the future,” a dizzying look at the new entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and their constant determination … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs: Reputation Asset or Risk?

One day after Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced his third medical leave in five years, the markets are aflutter with uncertainty for one of America’s most valuable companies. With a market capitalization north of $300 billion, Apple is a global icon … Continue reading

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The Reputation of Innovation

I think we can all agree that we are saturated with the word “innovative.” BusinessWeek went as far as to say it’s dead. And with many overused words, the meaning fades with every miss application. According to LinkedIn, “innovative” is … Continue reading

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Reputation Wrap Up: Is Apple’s iPad iEco-Friendly?

This week’s Reputation Wrap-Up looks at Apple’s newest product, the iPad. When a company’s brand equity rests in its technological innovations, where does the responsibility for sustainable, earth-friendly products lie? What happens to reputation when traditional product expectations face new … Continue reading

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