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The concept of employee engagement has long been a central element of management and business strategy, as the value of creating an active, engaged workforce has shown recognisable benefits for SMEs and blue chip companies alike. Yet with the mainstreaming of employee engagement techniques, some have argued it is possible that these tools could become less valuable for innovation and growth as they become engrained in business culture. This week think takes a look at this debate to see if employee engagement can still be a key driver of innovation and profitable growth.
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Innovation requires time, dedication, knowledge and enthusiasm. Although the initial generation of ideas may come in something of a Eureka moment for some, selecting the best of these ideas and actioning them to create meaningful, measurable results takes perseverance and direction. The value of great leadership in driving this innovation is crucial, as the ability to manage a team, foster a culture of innovation and inspire others are all highly important elements for the success of innovation within an organisation.
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We all know that being productive can be difficult. With seemingly mountains of tasks to complete, tight deadlines and a pressured work environment, not to mention striving for that often elusive work-life balance, making the most of your time can appear impossible. But creating an efficient, fruitful and satisfying work ethic can be done, with a little help from those in the know.
As an innovation management consultancy think consistently works with organisations and individuals to become more innovative, to improve idea generation or encourage creativity. As part of this process we believe i… continue reading
Innovation can be incredible, ingenious, imaginative and, perhaps most importantly, inspirational. The world of innovation is diverse and exciting, spanning across many industries and markets and providing an opportunity to be creative and challenge convention. As innovation management consultants, here at think we believe in this overwhelming power of innovation to inspire change, whether that be in business, culture or social development. Every day we work with a huge range of international and national companies to show them just how exciting innovation can be and the potential it can unloc… continue reading
With over 10 years’ experience of working in the innovation industry at an international level, here at think we know a thing or two about innovation. This week we’re going back to basics, as we count down the 5 innovation essentials we believe every organisation should know. Global blue chip company or brand new SME, everyone can learn the art of innovation and how it can be applied in a relevant, effective manner. So, without further ado…
1) PEOPLE MATTER
People matter in innovation, and here at think we always put people at the centre of our strategy. Do you know how your teams work togethe… continue reading