Oi 361 Week 3 Individual Essay
November 20, 2014
Dr. Stephen Tvorik
Organizational Impact Paper
Innovation is important to any organization. Managerial positions significantly play an important role on innovation. Creativity, innovation, and design are three factors that should be considered by decision makers in any business. Innovation assists with maintaining leadership and maintaining long-term loyalty from consumers. Three organizations have been selected to show the importance of innovation within each industry. The three companies selected for the purposes of organizational impact are: Southwest Airlines, Motorola, and IBM Corporation, otherwise known as International Business Machines.
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Brothers Paul and Joseph Galvin created Motorola September 25, 1928; the original name of the company was Galvin manufacturing Corporation located in Chicago (Heater, 2012). Motorola has been committed to innovation in electronics industry for eight decades. The company has been a solid innovator in the area of mobile communications. Motorola’s’ innovative impact has led to many opportunities all over the world. With the broad range of expertise in engineering and technology the company has certainly become an innovative leader. (Heater, 2012).
The external factors are important in Motorola’s innovative impact because opportunities and failure are considered among the external strategy that is in place. These factors can change in accordance with the change of the business environment, the competition, and the various innovations that the company has in place. It is necessary for Motorola to make changes to their