How can you encourage innovation in your organization
Innovation. The Challenge of Continual Newness.
by George Siemens (published February 2003)
= interesting, promising
In his article George Siemens outlines how organizations can create a favourable climate for innovation:
We need an environment that fosters the expression of new ideas, a process for capturing and evaluating them, and finally a means of sharing them across an organization.
Siemens summarizes key characteristics of...
- innovation-fostering environments
- and innovation-facilitating organizational structures.
If you want to encourage and foster innovation in your own organization, this article helps you to identify in which direction to move. Before you start heading for your goals you should, however, analyze very well where your organization is standing right now. Here are some tools to assess the climate for innovation in an organization:
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