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18 06, 2024

C. Brooke Dobni, Ph.D., InnovationOne, LLC, Founder, leads MBA course on Innovation Management

2024-06-19T12:30:33-07:00

Innovation Management exposes students to the quickly evolving practice of innovation in organizations.  Although the outcomes of innovation are well known, organizations generally have difficulty with implementing sustainable innovation platforms. The course begins by introducing students (who are business leaders) to various definitions of innovation, and moves on to develop a deeper understanding of [...]

C. Brooke Dobni, Ph.D., InnovationOne, LLC, Founder, leads MBA course on Innovation Management2024-06-19T12:30:33-07:00
21 05, 2024

Seven traits of highly innovative organizations that drive improved financial performance

2024-05-21T15:48:50-07:00

By Victor Assad, Managing Partner Research shows that innovation and culture can be measured. And, just as importantly, strong cultures of innovation lead to the creation of sustainable competitive advantage and higher financial performance. The key to innovation in organizations, according to InnovationOne LLC’s research, resides in the ability of leaders to define, [...]

Seven traits of highly innovative organizations that drive improved financial performance2024-05-21T15:48:50-07:00
15 05, 2024

We are delighted with our workshop at LESI2024

2024-05-15T11:42:35-07:00

We are delighted with our LESI2024 workshop on “Boosting Innovation by 3X – The Power of Culture Management” and for all the follow-up discussions with LESI participants. Jason Stolworthy and Jim Keating of Idaho National Labs, and I always enjoy sharing the incredible results of the ETHOS Project study with the US Department of [...]

We are delighted with our workshop at LESI20242024-05-15T11:42:35-07:00
22 04, 2024

Drive shareholder returns by developing the right behaviors among leaders

2024-04-22T12:47:44-07:00

By Victor Assad, Managing Partner. New research from McKinsey and Company suggests that the secret to developing effective leaders is to encourage four types of behaviors. Earlier research by McKinsey and other organizations has consistently shown that good leadership is a critical part of organizational health, which is an important driver of shareholder returns. [...]

Drive shareholder returns by developing the right behaviors among leaders2024-04-22T12:47:44-07:00
27 03, 2024

A stronger culture will improve profitability

2024-03-27T16:33:58-07:00

By Victor Assad, Managing Partner for InnovationOne, LLC There is an irrefutable link between organizational culture and profitability. Organizations with more collaborative, learning, and agile cultures have 22 percent higher profitability than those with static cultures, according to InnovationOne, LLC. Gallup shows even bigger numbers. Although Gallup's’ expertise is employee engagement, not culture, they [...]

A stronger culture will improve profitability2024-03-27T16:33:58-07:00
28 02, 2024

You can’t cut your way to growth

2024-02-28T12:03:06-08:00

By Victor Assad, Managing Partner of InnovatonOne, LLC. Organizations are resorting to relentless cost-cutting and lean sigma during these volatile times. Their goal is to improve their operations, but they’re doing it in a way that alienates employees. Instead, organizations can achieve breakthrough productivity, innovation, and profits by better aligning their employees to the [...]

You can’t cut your way to growth2024-02-28T12:03:06-08:00
31 01, 2024

Workshop on innovation cultures at LESI2024 in Madrid!

2024-01-31T16:11:03-08:00

We are delighted to be co-leading an insightful workshop on “Boosting Innovation by 3X-The Power of Culture Management” with Jason Stolworthy and Jim Keating of Idaho National Labs and  InnovationOne's Brooke Dobni, PhD., and Victor Assad at the LESI 2024 International Conference in Madrid on April 29. Nationally funded R&D Labs can significantly boost [...]

Workshop on innovation cultures at LESI2024 in Madrid!2024-01-31T16:11:03-08:00
25 01, 2024

Workers who trust each other are more productive and innovative

2024-01-25T20:07:23-08:00

By Victor Assad New research published in the Harvard Business Review shows that employees who trust their organizations are more productive, more creative, and have higher engagement. Those who don’t trust their organizations experience more stress, have higher rates of burnout, and are more likely to quit. So, how can organizations foster trust? The [...]

Workers who trust each other are more productive and innovative2024-01-25T20:07:23-08:00
6 12, 2023

Positive organization cultures lead to more satisfied employees—and more

2023-12-06T15:42:48-08:00

By Victor Assad, Managing Partner of InnovationOne, LLC Employees who work in organizations with a positive culture are overwhelmingly more satisfied at work and are consistently more committed to their organizations. That was the conclusion of a recent workplace culture study by the Society of Human Resources (SHRM) of 15 countries. And SHRM’s work [...]

Positive organization cultures lead to more satisfied employees—and more2023-12-06T15:42:48-08:00
20 11, 2023

Employee recognition leads to exceptional performance

2023-11-20T19:16:01-08:00

By Victor Assad, Managing Partner of InnovationOne, LLC I was working with a program development team leader heading up a significant upgrade to one of the company’s most popular and profitable products. And he was failing. The leader was intelligent, hardworking, very clear with setting goals and direction, tracking team actions, and always available [...]

Employee recognition leads to exceptional performance2023-11-20T19:16:01-08:00
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