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BRICK BY BRICK: BUILDING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION WITHIN YOUR ORGANISATION

Building a culture of innovation within your organisation is often like building a house; it needs strong foundations and a number of key building blocks to make it robust, resilient and structurally sound. When it comes to building a culture of innovation and fostering this in your working environment, it is important to take the time to ensure you include all the essential elements that will make your innovation strategy succeed.

So what do you need to build a culture of innovation within your organisation? With over 10 years’ experience of working as a global innovation management consulta… continue reading

WHY KNOWLEDGE IS POWER WHEN IT COMES TO SHAPING YOUR INNOVATION STRATEGY

The old adage that knowledge is power has never been truer than when it comes to innovation. In a field which values original thought, creativity, logic and long-term vision, it is important to note that knowledge is placed among the highest attributes when it comes to empowering innovation. It is difficult to overestimate the potential knowledge can have in unlocking new insights, alternative working methods or even simply improving efficiency.

When it comes to shaping your innovation strategy, this knowledge becomes highly valuable to your organisation. But what do we mean by knowledge is po… continue reading

BRIDGING THE INNOVATION GULF – HOW THE GULF STATES ARE LEADING THE WAY TO A STRONG INNOVATIVE FUTURE

We all know that innovation is a concept which knows no borders, and that the conditions needed to nurture innovation can be effectively created and fostered through training, creativity and commitment. This ability to foster a strong culture of innovation is a skill in high demand, with organisations frequently sculpting their strategies to make way for strong innovation, calculated risk-taking and high levels of employee engagement to meet their growth and development needs.

But what happens when a country or entire region employs all these skills, and sets its course headed towards a bright… continue reading

HOW SMEs CAN BENEFIT FROM INNOVATION MANAGEMENT AND COULD DRIVE NEW INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS

Innovation is not only the realm of the blue chip company or the multinational corporation. You don’t need a million dollar research and development unit to push the boundaries of business and challenge conventional working methods. You don’t need an army of dedicated innovators to generate high levels of employee engagement or come up with the latest bright idea.

What you do need is good leadership of a strong team, a willingness and ability to think outside the box and take a calculated level of risk, and the desire to make innovation an integral part of your business culture. Here at th… continue reading

FOLLOW THE LEADER, LEADER, LEADER…

Although here at think we firmly believe in the value of a collaborative, multi-dimensional approach to innovation, the importance of strong leadership in this field is high. A good leader can bring a wide range of skills and attributes to the innovation process, from challenging others to think differently to seeing a strategy through to fruition. This week we’re taking a look at what makes a good innovation leader, and how your organisation could benefit from their leadership expertise.

A HELPING HAND

One of the greatest challenges of leading a team is creating a good balance between being… continue reading