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14 09, 2021

The culture components and business practices of highly innovative Japanese firms.

2021-09-14T21:15:04-07:00

In their most recent academic article, InnovationOne, LLC, Founder C. Brooke Dobni, and two co-authors, uncover why highly innovative Japanese firms are more competitive and achieve greater performance than their less innovative counterparts. Their findings closely match their earlier research on how highly innovative firms in North America and Europe are innovative. Most innovation [...]

The culture components and business practices of highly innovative Japanese firms.2021-09-14T21:15:04-07:00
23 06, 2021

Gartner HR Research Shows Organizations Must Develop a Human-Centric Model to Drive Innovation in Hybrid Environments

2021-06-23T21:15:35-07:00

Office-centric design relies on the serendipitous “water-cooler” moments to drive innovation. In fact, organizations still reference this as the primary reason to return employees to the office. The Gartner survey showed that HR leaders believe synchronous work – individuals working together whether in-person or virtually – is most critical to drive innovation. But Gartner data [...]

Gartner HR Research Shows Organizations Must Develop a Human-Centric Model to Drive Innovation in Hybrid Environments2021-06-23T21:15:35-07:00
23 06, 2021

Five strategy shifts for innovation.

2021-06-23T20:58:59-07:00

The strategy shift framework, a new model for the practice of strategy, considers strategy and innovation as two sides of the same coin – conceptually exclusive, yet interdependent. At the core of the strategy shift framework is the 10 percent rule. Companies should reduce or eliminate activities of low value by 10 percent and [...]

Five strategy shifts for innovation.2021-06-23T20:58:59-07:00
25 05, 2021

Eight Practices to Fire Up Your Innovation Culture

2021-05-25T17:36:16-07:00

The secret of successful innovation is not simply innovating, it’s embracing innovation. In today’s era, innovation should be shared and promoted internally just like your brand is across the globe. In this Master Class, Victor Assad of Innovation One and Arthur Liberian of Planbox will uncover how highly innovative organizations disrupt the market today [...]

Eight Practices to Fire Up Your Innovation Culture2021-05-25T17:36:16-07:00
18 05, 2021

Webinar on the Six Traits of Highly Innovative Organizations

2021-05-18T08:53:53-07:00

Based on our research at InnovationOne LLC, we have discovered that these six traits are fundamental for innovative companies. Our research also shows that when companies score high on these traits, they lead their industries in financial performance. Our webinar, hosted by IdeaScale, has our offer for a complimentary six-traits assessment of your organization's [...]

Webinar on the Six Traits of Highly Innovative Organizations2021-05-18T08:53:53-07:00
10 05, 2021

You Don’t Have to Master Everything to be Innovative! Just These Six Traits. Register today!

2021-05-10T08:30:14-07:00

InnovationOne will be joining IdeaScale to present the six traits of highly innovative organizations and to show the responses of IdeaScale followers for each of the six traits of highly innovative companies. Based on our research at InnovationOne, they have discovered that these six traits are fundamental for innovative companies. Their research also shows [...]

You Don’t Have to Master Everything to be Innovative! Just These Six Traits. Register today!2021-05-10T08:30:14-07:00
11 03, 2021

The World’s Most Innovative Companies, Reshaped by COVID19

2021-03-11T09:26:45-08:00

Fast Company announced its 2021 list of the Most Innovative Companies. Amazingly only three companies from the 2020 list of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies made the 2021 list, reflecting the disruption rollicking the business world. They are Shopify, Microsoft, and Snap. Declaring “business as usual” is over, Fast Company observes that the [...]

The World’s Most Innovative Companies, Reshaped by COVID192021-03-11T09:26:45-08:00
16 02, 2021

Leading innovation in the post-pandemic world

2021-02-16T07:44:46-08:00

Even in the normal times of the 2010s, before the pandemic, the business world was disruptive and innovation was difficult. We had many vice presidents of research and development, digital transformation, innovation, and marketing come to us asking, "Can you get our CEO to focus more on innovation?" "What prevents such a focus?" I always asked. [...]

Leading innovation in the post-pandemic world2021-02-16T07:44:46-08:00
2 02, 2021

How to find the sweet spot between micromanaging and too hands-off?

2021-02-02T05:51:05-08:00

Behaviorism has long taught us that immediate and direct feedback is critical to reinforce the behaviors and outcomes we want. It has been the source of breakthrough books on leadership, such as the One-Minute Manager. But too much of a good thing can also be detrimental. Long-standing research shows that employees have adverse emotional [...]

How to find the sweet spot between micromanaging and too hands-off?2021-02-02T05:51:05-08:00
12 01, 2021

Innovation in 2021 requires three talent strategies

2021-01-12T08:17:49-08:00

The virus COVID-19 proved Plato was right: crisis is the mother of invention. McKinsey's new report on the Trends that Will Drive 2021 and Beyond identifies a wave of innovation and a new generation of entrepreneurs sparked by the pandemic as one of the expected trends for the new year. Companies that want to be a [...]

Innovation in 2021 requires three talent strategies2021-01-12T08:17:49-08:00
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