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Why Fostering a Spirit of Curiosity Spurs Enterprise Innovation

A woman raising her hand in a meeting.

Asking questions makes companies better. Curiosity is “a strong desire to learn or know something.” You’d think that would be highly prized in society and the workplace alike. However, in some cases, people don’t necessarily value curiosity. One person’s sincere desire to learn can be seen by another as a desire to pointlessly rock the … Continued

What is an Employee Satisfaction Survey?

employee satisfaction survey

An employee satisfaction survey is a powerful tool that the Human Resource department in general and managers in particular use to understand the level of satisfaction of the employees associated with the respective organization. It’s a closed form of crowdsourcing that can inform your internal innovation strategy. This survey provides management with a direction that … Continued

How to Keep Your Creative Team Fresh & Inspired

Your Creative Team

Creativity is about more than just art. Creativity is how we get great innovation, but encouraging creativity in a structured environment, like work, can be a bit tricky. Fortunately, with a little creativity of your own, you can get the ideas flowing. Here are a few ways to encourage creativity as part of your innovation … Continued

Values & Communication for Nonprofits

Values and Communication for Nonprofits

Today we continue our discussion of the opportunities presented for innovation in the nonprofit sector, by looking at two other ways to influence innovation capabilities. Promote innovation as an organizational value Making innovation one of the primary concerns for the organization would be very beneficial for keeping up with the demands of the ever-changing scenarios … Continued

What Makes Switzerland a Leader in Innovation?

Switzerland a Leader in Innovation

Switzerland takes the first place in the rating of the World Intellectual Property Organization on the level of innovation development. This is the sixth time that the country has achieved the top five. This year, Sweden takes the second place, while Great Britain takes the third one. How have they achieved these results? Here are five … Continued