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Innovation—Does Serendipity Apply?

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Can accidents spur innovation efforts or is innovation a rigid process with no tolerance for accidents?

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Accidents can definitely spur innovation. The Wall Street Journal points out that "genuinely new things are hard to conceive and create because we are limited by habits, routine and presumptions" (Austin, Devin, & Sullivan, 2008) but accidents push us out of our comfort zone and force us to think ...

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