3M's Organizational Culture
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From its early days, 3M fostered a culture of innovation in its organization. McKnight tried to create an organization that would encourage its employees to take the initiative and come up with new ideas...
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Initially 3M was organized into various product divisions. As these divisions increased in size, McKnight noticed that there was a slowdown in innovation; not much time was devoted to new product development.
In addition to providing an environment that stimulated innovation, 3M also took steps to encourage knowledge sharing among its employees. According to analysts, innovation could flourish in 3M because the management encouraged its employees to talk. 3M employees never experienced any communication barriers...
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