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HOW DO WE ENGAGE EMPLOYEES IN THE PROCESS OF INNOVATION AND ENCOURAGE THEM TO CONTRIBUTE?

The process of innovation is naturally multi-dimensional, and any business looking to integrate innovation into their culture and drive positive results for their development must take into account these different dimensions. Whether this means embracing innovation management techniques, integrating new and creative methods of thinking, re-organising work culture or building innovation leaders, there are a wide variety of elements to consider in order to ensure innovation works for you.

Perhaps one of the most important elements of innovation to any business is employee engagement, as without … continue reading

WHAT SYSTEMS AND PLATFORMS ARE NEEDED IN ORDER TO SUPPORT THIS NEW WAY OF WORKING?

Last week here at think we looked at how you can embed innovation in your company by having a clear and achievable strategy, making a road map to plan and keep track of your goals, building champions of innovation and last but certainly not least having fun and making innovation exciting and accessible. Fostering this culture of innovation is crucial to ensuring that innovation becomes a central element of your business plan and is embedded at every level of your company.

Once you have developed this new and innovation-friendly way of working however, it is important to ensure that your compan… continue reading

Is Innovation a key driver for Scottish Independence?

This year will be a landmark year for Scotland.  The referendum on 18 September  is a once in a generation opportunity for the nation to have their say about the country’s future.  

Alex Salmond’s aim of breaking away from the Union has stirred a lot of debate and has increased Scotland’s global profile – that’s for sure. 

Yes or No?  

There's no definitive winner in the polls at the moment although the younger population, who may be voting for the first time, seem to be moving in the affirmative.

Aside from political beliefs (and I'm a non decider) there's one area where Scotland has had grea… continue reading

HOW DO WE EMBED INNOVATION IN OUR COMPANY?

This week here at think we are looking at how we can embed innovation in a company and ensure that innovation becomes an integral and central element to the development of a business. As is well known in any company working within the international business environment, fostering a culture of innovation is crucial to ensuring the success of a company in what is evidently a highly competitive market. In order to not only drive progress forwards and keep one step ahead of the competition, but also in order to ensure sustainability and longevity in a business it is necessary to take positive and … continue reading

CAN YOU TEACH CREATIVITY?

What does creativity mean to you? For many creativity is an abstract idea that is available only to a select few individuals who often appear to be “naturally creative”, to be gifted and lucky to be so able to tap into their creativity. Whether this creativity comes in the form of artistic ability, being skilled at coming up with new ideas or simply challenging conventions, creativity can be interpreted as many different elements which very few people can interact with. While it may be true that some individuals are more inherently creative than others, this doesn’t mean that creativity is a c… continue reading