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USPS Internal and External Drivers of Innovation

Identify internal and external drivers of innovation for USPS.

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Q: Identify internal and external drivers of innovation for USPS.

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In order to create and sustain a competitive advantage in any field, especially in this global market, workforce innovation and creativity must be a crucial factor (Meisinger, 2010). The USPS is a governmental organization authorized to function in a business-like manner while competing with private industry, therefore the USPS depends on innovation and creativity to meet goals and objectives (USPS, 2010).

The USPS is being increasingly challenged by supplementary forms of social communications via the internet (USPS, 2010). The internet technology has brought individuals and organizations greater efficiency, higher levels of investment, and additional innovation in the mail industry. The USPS is struggling to compete with the newer technologies. According to The Washington Post, the USPO is projecting deficits of 238B; this is after cutting 40,000 jobs (Carroll & Mui, 2010). In addition to raising their prices, they are also trying to reduce to costs by cutting back on delivery days (ABC News, 2010). There are various methods the USPS could be innovative. Specifically, there are three categories where the USPS could ...

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