How to 'think outside the box'
This article addresses and explains what it means to 'think outside the box,' why it is so important in any industry and how it has helped many industries/companies to transition the business outcome from mediocre to extraordinary.
The phrases 'reframing,' 'lateral thinking,' 'process improvements, 'thinking outside the box,' and the like are very powerful concepts worthy of deeper investigation and practice than just another management clich� in today's complex and dynamic business world.
The world runs on Internet time said former Intel chief Andy Grove in 2001, after the 'Webization' of corporates the world over. It is much more important for thinking heads of global companies to have folks on payroll, who can 'think outside the box' to compete with global giants.
In the modern era of a highly competitive global environment, apart from the five forces of Michael Porter and three forces of Larry Downes, the key is to have a 'out of the box' thinking strategy to succeed.