Definitely check out this article...
Alice Rawsthorn - New York Times, April 5, 2009
Some words just wear themselves out. They are used or misused so often that they lose their meaning. A recent recruit to the endangered list is “innovation.” Once hailed as a panacea, it has been so diminished by hyperbole that it risks seeming irrelevant. Yet just like “design” and “contemporary,” “innovation” is losing credibility as a word at the very time when it is needed most urgently. Read the full article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/06/fashion/06iht-design6.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&hpw