Each type of innovation requires different, often opposing, structures, cultures, and processes. Thus, to become ambidextrous, companies must create a balanced mix of all three, each a leg in a three-legged stool.
Janet Tinoco, PhD
Janet K. Tinoco, PhD, is a systems engineer and Associate Professor of Management and Marketing for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, College of Business, Daytona Beach, FL. Her applied and theoretical research streams center on innovation strategy, particularly in high technology industries. She has published in Academy of Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Marketing Development and Competition, and the International Journal of Management and Innovation, among others.