The Dark Side of Innovative Teams

Posted by on Jul 31, 2012 in July | 2 comments

Interdisciplinary teams have for a long time been considered ideal for creativity and innovation. Pull the engineer, the business guy, the “artsy” kid, and the humanities student, and all of the sudden they will start to come up with the most creative ideas. Nothing wrong with that, but having worked with that array of students, and currently working with a similar broad spectrum of people in my internship, I’ve come to realize that putting these groups of people in the same room may very well temper innovation if not handled properly. The issue with interdisciplinary teams is that it...

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