The Beneficial Role of Mobility for the Emergence of Innovation

  title={The Beneficial Role of Mobility for the Emergence of Innovation},
  author={Giuliano Armano and Marco Alberto Javarone},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Innovation is a key ingredient for the evolution of several systems, including social and biological ones. Focused investigations and lateral thinking may lead to innovation, as well as serendipity and other random discovery processes. Some individuals are talented at proposing innovation (say innovators), while others at deeply exploring proposed novelties, at getting further insights on a theory, or at developing products, services, and so on (say developers). This separation in terms of… 

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