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Poole’s Paul Mugge Discusses CIMS and Innovation in Business

The Center for Innovation Management Studies (CIMS) was originally established in 1984 in Leigh University as a small, but influential think tank and has since been moved to NC State’s Poole College of Management since 2000. Today, CIMS is run by Executive Director Paul Mugge and he has been focusing on what he calls the “three horizons”, which illustrates why some companies thrive, but many don’t. “But when we go into companies and actually look at their portfolios, all the resources are here in current operations,” said Mugge when describing why companies eventually fail. Read more on Business North Carolina.