GE recently asked some 2,000 business executives from around the world about innovation, and the results are in. The company just released the 2018 GE Global Innovation Barometer. The comprehensive report explores the drivers of and barriers to global innovation.
Today, the U.S. and Germany are dropping in ranks as innovation champions while Japan and China are rising. The survey also revealed that business executives are favoring protectionist policies as a way to keep jobs in their countries — but globalization is still viewed as a driving force for innovation.