A Culture of Innovation

By:  Josh Holden
Topics:  Innovation, Workforce Transformation
Date:  Spring 2015
Publication: TayganPoint Consulting Group Newsletter

Companies construct vision and mission statements and define company goals around the concept and executives instruct their teams to drive productivity and efficiency through innovation. Unfortunately, it is assumed that innovation is not only understood by everyone in an organization, but also has the same meaning. Personal experiences, skills, and job functions all play a big role in defining what innovation really means to each person in the organization and can lead to disparate definitions.

The majority of the workforce is responsible for sustaining internal processes, often in the form of routine and predictable tasks, and don’t identify innovation as a part of their job description.  Building cross-functional innovation in these segments is challenging, but not unobtainable.

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