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Can You Benefit from an Employee Onboarding Survey?

employee onboarding survey

The employee onboarding survey is a detailed survey that is used by an organization for the employees who have joined the organization recently. This survey typically measures the level of satisfaction of the newly recruited employees, to evaluate their overall recruitment experience. It’s a closed form of crowdsourcing that can benefit your company.  Employee onboarding … Continued

Creating Innovation Value

Creating Innovation Value

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, researchers Peder Inge Furseth and Richard Cuthbertson discuss their findings from a review of innovation case studies from corporate leaders such as Borders, Amazon, Apple, Xerox, and Kodak. They’ve found that oftentimes, companies spend more time and resources building out their innovation capacity, but not actually building out … Continued

What the U.S. Coast Guard Can Teach Us About Innovation

Coast Guard Can Teach Us About Innovation

The Coast Guard has changed the game with innovation. When we look for inspiration with innovation strategy, we rarely consider organizations outside the corporate world. But it’s not just start-ups and big companies innovating. Organizations of all sorts are developing their employee’s ideas to achieve their mission, and one of the best examples is the … Continued

Purpose as a Way of Business

way of business

Purpose offers a distinct advantage to organizations that have a clear mission and work to serve that mission. Not only does organizational purpose build clarity and drive company direction, but having a clear company purpose also turns company employees into better employees. Millennials are more likely to stay at a company when they have a … Continued

Innovation From Within

Some of my favorite crowdsourcing stories detail ideas that have emerged from surprising places. When all lanes on the idea expressway are open, good ideas can surface faster from any source : gamers completing complex protein research – a grad student who finds a solution to nitrate poisoning. I like rooting for the underdog, an … Continued