Week 1 – Discussion 2
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses.
Innovation and Change
Please watch the Forbes video entitled, “What You Can Learn from Steve Jobs.” The late Steve Jobs is arguably the most creative and innovative business leader of the past 50 years. His influence in driving the technological revolution can’t go unmentioned. This video is a look at seven principles that drove his success. Based on the content presented in the video, please answer the following: Carmine Gallo identifies seven principles that drove Steve Jobs’ success. Please list these seven principles. One of the qualities that Jobs is most often lauded for is innovation. Gallo indicates in the video that Jobs believed that “Innovation comes from saying no to 10,000 things.” Please discuss: Why Jobs believed that this was the key to innovation, and Whether you agree that “saying no” is the best strategy for being Innovative.
Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this Discussion Thread.