Entitlement or creativity?

July 2010
Industrial Engineer: IE;Jul2010, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p14
The article focuses on the factors to be considered when hiring new employees for various businesses in the U.S. According to Frank Kern, senior vice president at the International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), chief executive officers (CEO) want their new hires to possess creativity. He added that having a world of interconnected and operating as a system of systems, global business leaders believe their success requires fresh thinking an continuous innovation.


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