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Create internal markets for ideas, talent & resources

“Organizations need a resource allocation process that more accurately mimics the selection pressures of a real market.”

Funding decisions in corporations are usually made at the top and are heavily influenced by political factors. That’s why companies over-invest in the past and underfund the future. By contrast, resource allocation in a market-based system like the New York Stock Exchange is decentralized and apolitical. While markets are obviously vulnerable to short-term distortions, in the long run they’re better than big organizations at getting the right resources behind the right opportunities. To make resource allocation more flexible and dynamic, companies must create internal markets where legacy programs and new projects compete on an equal footing for talent and cash.

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Create internal markets for ideas, talent & resources

“Organizations need a resource allocation process that more accurately mimics the selection pressures of a real market.”

Funding decisions in corporations are usually made at the top and are heavily influenced by political factors. That’s why companies over-invest in the past and underfund the future. By contrast, resource allocation in a market-based system like the New York Stock Exchange is decentralized and apolitical. While markets are obviously vulnerable to short-term distortions, in the long run they’re better than big organizations at getting the right resources behind the right opportunities. To make resource allocation more flexible and dynamic, companies must create internal markets where legacy programs and new projects compete on an equal footing for talent and cash.

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The biggest problem of capitalism is that's not enough people are working on the capitalism's biggest problem: the lack of innovation (as counter-intuitive as it sounds).
Setting up an organisational system that enables a market-like scenario for supporting and funding innovative ideas.
Hack by Mathew J Varghese on March 20, 2011
Thought Processes for any kind of issues, growth, ideas are good sign for any company to empower their Human potentials.
Hack by H. Omprakash on March 31, 2014
Workers often find themselves too bound by deadlines and project expectations to have time to collaborate on cool, interesting, but less "high priority" ideas.
Hack by Vijay Karunamurthy on September 20, 2010
Ever seen the reality tv show Rob and Big? Well its is a prime example of a business in the form Management 2.0 .
Hack by Kenny Meyer on July 18, 2011
Our focus will be an internal market for innovative ideas that promotes active work outside of an individual’s core job function.  Because of the tremendous span of time zones and geographies com
We are in a transitory phase of realizing that creativity is an inherent ability within all of us.
Hack by Atna on July 19, 2011
An idea gathering platform can be used for more than just solutions to problems, it can be used to source inputs into an innovation methodology that can be insightful and build a more innovative cultu
Hack by Jeffry Birkmeier on March 19, 2018
TINO - Consultancy that solves problems with much fewer advisors and consultants  In recent years I have met with a great number of consultants.
Hack by Haim Dror on July 24, 2011
Strategy formulation looks at external factors, craft strategic initiatives then mobilize resources including talent. But firms still generate weak strategies and execute poorly.
Hack by Victor Magdaraog on January 20, 2011

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