3 key drivers of disruption

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GE has recently released its 2014 Global Innovation Barometer, a study that identifies drivers and deterrents of innovation and also explores the perception around innovation of approximately 3000 business leaders across 25 Countries. According to two-thirds of the executives interviewed (64%), disruption is the new trend: it is now essential to prompt creative behaviours in order to disrupt older business …

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4 tips to measure innovation

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“There is a clear correlation between capability in innovation measurement and innovation success, yet less than 20% of companies believe they have a decent innovation measurement capability” says the 8th Arthur D. Little’s Global Innovation Excellence Study. Few business processes are more critical to a company’s continued performance than innovation. But when it comes to the question “what should I …

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The importance of employee engagement

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Employee engagement strongly relates to key organisational outcomes in any economic climate, says a 2012 Gallup study, which examined 1.4 million employees across 192 organisations. Positive outcomes vary from lower absenteeism to higher productivity and profitability.  The results of the study are quite clear. For example, highly engaged organisations have double the rate of success compared to lower engaged organisations. …

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Build v. Buy: Idea Management Software

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You want to unlock your employees’ creativity in order to exploit their collective intelligence and become more innovative, and you know that developing a proper environment and process is fundamental to harnessing this creativity. You’ve made the decision to implement an idea and innovation management programme, but now you may be asking, should you buy this software or should you …