How to hire for innovation

As Amos Shapira, the CEO of Cellcom, the leading cell phone provider in Israel, put it: “The knowledge I use as CEO can be acquired in two weeks…The main thing a student needs to be taught is how to study and analyze things (including) history and philosophy.”

via Want Innovative Thinking? Hire from the Humanities – Tony Golsby-Smith – The Conversation – Harvard Business Review.