How important is a culture of innovation in an organization and how does Tesla operate innovative management initiatives/practices?

  • Car companies, in general, practice incremental innovation. What type of innovation is in evidence in Tesla?
  • How important is a culture of innovation in an organization and how does Tesla operate innovative management initiatives/practices?
  • Can we compare the innovation culture of Apple and Tesla or, are they very different?
  • How can the ‘traditional’ car industry fight back? Should it fight back or develop new segments?
  • Do you think that the EV (electric vehicle) market has ‘crossed the chasm? Justify and defend your answer.