Innovation pays. Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google – nearly every one of today’s most successful companies has a talent for developing radical new ideas. But how best to encourage radical initiative taking from employees, and does their previous success or failure at it play a role?

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Note This article draws its inspiration from the paper Rising from Failure and Learning from Success: The Role of Past Experience in Radical Initiative Taking, published in the journal Organization Science, 25(3), 670-690.
Deichmann, D, & van den Ende, J.C.M. (2014). A radical approach to radical innovation. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 18(2), 12–13. Retrieved from