When many of us think about innovation, though, we think about an Einstein having an ‘Aha!’ moment. But we all know that’s a myth. Innovation is not about solo genius, it’s about collective genius. Let’s think for a minute about what it takes to make a Pixar movie: No solo genius, no flash of inspiration produces one of those movies. On the contrary, it takes about 250 people four to five years, to make one of those movies.
Linda A. Hill, Professorin an der Harvard Business School spricht bei TED über kollektive Kreativität, unter anderem am Beispiel Pixar (Link).