There are two critical types of accountability, which result in two very different mindsets. If you need to drive complex change initiatives, you have to understand both.
There is much ado about conflict in organizations: books, articles, consultants, a crowded field of best practices, the box of tissues in the HR office. Here I’ll focus on just one aspect – the desire for certainty.
First, a quick assessment. As Bob Johansen from Institute For The Future wisely quips: no organization exists without conflict.
We recently gave a presentation at LabCentral, a leading biopharma incubator in Cambridge, MA.
When evaluating the landscape for VC funding of innovative startups in biopharma, the state of Massachusetts (without LabCentral) ranked first in 2016. California, with their biopharma clusters in San Diego and San Francisco, ranked second. LabCentral -- one building in Kendall Square, Cambridge -- ranked third.
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Here's a myth you'll recognize: