“The simplest reason Facebook and Twitter are not on this year’s Most Innovative Companies list: Neither produced innovations worth celebrating”
There’s nothing wrong in creating shareholder value, these companies are now public. With all the external pressures such a situation creates. That said, Apple has been public for a long, long time and has consistently dazzled the consumer with creative innovation. Facebook and Twitter (and others) need strong leadership to keep the short-term focus of shareholders at bay or they risk the same challenges that plague Yahoo.

fastcompany:

Fast Company has just released its

“Annual guide to the state of innovation in our economy, featuring the businesses whose innovations are having the greatest impacts across their industries and our culture as a whole.”

Click here to see The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2013! 

“The simplest reason Facebook and Twitter are not on this year’s Most Innovative Companies list: Neither produced innovations worth celebrating”

There’s nothing wrong in creating shareholder value, these companies are now public. With all the external pressures such a situation creates. That said, Apple has been public for a long, long time and has consistently dazzled the consumer with creative innovation. Facebook and Twitter (and others) need strong leadership to keep the short-term focus of shareholders at bay or they risk the same challenges that plague Yahoo.

fastcompany:

Fast Company has just released its

“Annual guide to the state of innovation in our economy, featuring the businesses whose innovations are having the greatest impacts across their industries and our culture as a whole.”

Click here to see The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2013! 

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