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Innovation Excellence Study 2005

How companies use innovation to improve profitability and growth

How leading companies are using innovation matters, and firms realize it... As a number one priority, companies worldwide are targeting the huge untapped potential to improve profit growth through innovation management. This is concluded in a global study, which focuses on how companies worldwide improve profitability and growth through effective innovation management. According to the study, innovation excellence can boost profit (EBIT) margins by 4 percentage points from 15 to 19%. However companies struggle to get innovation management right. The 25% best innovators are still getting 10 times more output (new products, services etc) than the 25% worst innovators! This study gives a clear insight in what the top 25% actually do, to achieve their superior performance.

Released: May 2005

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