Good for Species Survival, Not So Great For Innovation: 16 Cognitive Biases that can Kill Your Decision Making

A new article on how personal cognitive biases can specifically impact the innovation process within teams and what to do about them step-by-step.

“The purpose of this article is to discuss several key cognitive biases and their effects on decision making within strategic innovation management as well as how to minimize their effects so that team members can contribute optimally to the fuzzy innovation process. They are essential in understanding and managing appropriately to ensure your innovation outputs are most suitable to your challenges and problems identified, rather than being decided upon by instantaneous emotional instinct without objective reflection.

By the end of this article, you will learn:

  • How to identify key innovation related cognitive biases
  • How to challenge them
  • How to make better decisions for innovation outcomes”

Read in full on the Board of Innovation Blog here:

Mike Pinder

About Mike Pinder

Mike Pinder is an Innovation Consultant Expert and former Lead at Board of Innovation. He works cross-industry helping Fortune 500’s to innovate like start-ups, by applying a multi-disciplinary background across design, business and innovation management through hands-on consulting, training and facilitation of tailored innovation programs. Ranging from innovation strategy, corporate accelerator’s programs, long-term cultural change programs using methods like Design Thinking, Lean Start-up, business model innovation in both B2B and B2C markets