Announcing the 2015 Global Innovation Survey


To help innovation leaders and forward-thinking companies do better, Imaginatik has launched the 2015 Global Innovation Survey. Who really owns innovation and who drives innovation efforts - at both leadership and operational levels? To take the survey, please visit this link.

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Innovation Leader Profile Survey


She invited me to fill out a survey which will help her identify unique innovation leader profiles. Innovation LeadershipWhat does an innovation leader look like ? What are her / his traits, attitudes and behaviors ?

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Employee Innovation Survey- Results


The purpose of the Survey was to determine if employees have a voice in helping their organisations succeed. Comments on the survey results. This survey is an excellent way of raising awareness of the importance of innovation. The Survey was sent to over 2,000 employees.

Peer Group “Scaling-Up”: Initial Survey Results

Innovation Excellence

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Measuring Innovation Performance

engaged, percentage of leadership commitment, percentage of employees trained to be. Surveys, feedback systems, people analytics software, and other solutions help track how involved. Measuring innovation performance Our innovation campaigns prove that there is a way to.

The Secret Sauce of Leadership Creativity

Innovation Excellence

A survey conducted in 2010 by IBM Global Business Services revealed that a surprising 60% of global CEOs rated Creativity as the most important leadership quality needed in the coming years. Innovation Creativity Leadership

How to Tell If Innovation Matters to Your CEO

Innovation Excellence

Thank the good folks at PWC for their latest survey of executives about innovation. The new article, optimistically entitled Unleashing the power of Innovation was recently published and surveyed approximately 250 senior executives about innovation.

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Peer Group “Scaling-Up”: Initial Survey Results

Integrative Innovation

Exhibit 2: Survey results “What are the most significant factors to Scaling-Up success?”. In a second survey, we asked the participants to assess their companies’ levels of excellence with respect to handling the Areas of Tension (see exhibit 3).

How to Build an Enterprise Leadership Team


Building and sustaining a viable business of any kind is no small task and while all these factors are important, we can’t emphasize enough the power and influence the leadership team has on the success or failure of a business. How to Build Enterprise Leadership Teams.

Less snake oil, more thought leadership please!

The Future Shapers

The same report commented that the more senior the survey respondent, the more importance they placed on innovation. Interestingly, at 61% this survey also saw innovation and the future at the top of the preferred topic list. The post Less snake oil, more thought leadership please!

Innovation Leadership Needs More Than Words

Innovation Excellence

Last year I helped to run a survey with members of the IACCM (International Association of Contract and Commercial Management). Continue reading → Innovation Leadership Management R&D culture change Innovation Management Strategy

Employee Engagement Surveys


When you first think of an Employee Engagement survey, what is the first thought that comes to mind? turned off the idea of having to respond to a survey? A lot of people have a bad image of an Employee Engagement survey in their head from personal experiences of failure and. poor survey results, yet what a lot of people don’t know, is that a survey can do more than give a general idea of how. So how do these surveys work? The survey also highlights.

The staff survey is like a blood test


As a decorated corporate soldier, one of my responsibilities was to encourage the troops to participate in the annual staff engagement survey, naively hopeful that the outcomes would culminate in a unified call to action by the leadership team.

Survey finds employees believe they are the best source of innovation


Sydney, 15 November 2018 – IdeaSpies Enterprise, a platform for ideas that will improve business performance, today revealed the results of an Employee Innovation Survey. The purpose of the survey was to determine if employees have a voice in helping their organisations succeed.

Is Innovation a Priority for CEOs?

Braden Kelley

So what did CEOs say was their priority when they were surveyed by KPMG for their Global CEO … Continue reading → Innovation Leadership Management Strategy Global CEO Outlook 2015 KPMG Surveys

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Why innovation requires transformational leadership

The Future Shapers

And that’s a big ‘however’ as statistics indicate that in far too many instances, leadership approaches are still firmly rooted in transactional thinking. Because of legacy approaches, management style and outdated hierarchical structures, we unfortunately still see evidence of leadership and management for that matter, centred around a “do what I say and don’t ask questions” culture. Transformational leadership is a must for innovation.

The staff survey is like a blood test


As a decorated corporate soldier, one of my responsibilities was to encourage the troops to participate in the annual staff engagement survey, naively hopeful that the outcomes would culminate in a unified call to action by the leadership team.

How to Lead Virtual Teams [4 Key Traits of Virtual Leadership]


According to Upwork’s Future Workforce Report , in a survey of 1,000 hiring managers, 55% agree that remote work among full-time employees is more common now and say they expect up to 38% of their full-time workers to be working remotely in the next decade. Business Leadership

Innovation Leadership; into the wilderness or into the future?

The Future Shapers

In my recent article looking at why innovation transformations fail I called out innovation leadership (or lack of) as one of the prime causes of failure. The latest reports and surveys around innovation at executive level show us that 54% of executives still admit they struggle to align innovation strategy with business strategy. [1] 5] Leadership Perceptions. I could equally have called this section diversity and inclusion, or leadership outlook.

You Don’t Have an Innovation Problem, You Have a Trust Problem! (Part 3)

Innovation Excellence

Creativity Innovation Leadership Management Research Survey Competence fairness research trust ValuesIn the first part of this article mini-series I demonstrated, based on my original research, that for innovation to exist, you must be able to create a culture of innovation, first.

Capabilities and Leadership Close the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Innovation 360 Group

When it comes to innovation, building capabilities and applying the right leadership style give top performing manufacturers the edge over skills-focused peers. The Relationship of Capabilities to Leadership. What leadership styles and capabilities do you need to achieve your goals?

The Role of Leadership in Building a Culture of Data


In fact, according to the NewVantage Partners’ 2019 Big Data and AI Executive Survey , (which comprised of 64 C-level technology and business executives representing very large corporations), 72 percent of the organizations are yet to forge a data culture. Overview.

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Measuring Your Innovation Maturity

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Your Chance to Help Change Change

Braden Kelley

My first book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire was designed to help organizations identify and remove barriers to innovation, but readers also found it to be a great primer on how to take a structured, sustainable approach to innovation, and as … Continue reading → Change collaboration Innovation Management Books change management organizational change planning publishing Surveys Thought Leadership Tools

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The State of Innovation Management in 2015 Just Released

Paul Hobcraft

These included leadership issues, concerns and needs, secondly the poor way we seem to be spending our innovation budgets, thirdly some handy lists of the benefits of collaborating seen from both the large and small organizations perspective.

Are You Stuck in A Leadership Bubble?

The Human Factor

While browsing the Internet on one of my countless airplane trips, I came across an interesting article that discusses the results of a recent American Management Association survey. < And to me, the underlying issue is how leadership gets out of touch in the first place.

New demands on leadership

Innovation 360

In a blog post on Harvard Business review Bob Johansen write that it will be new demands on leadership in the future of cause accompanied with very predictable comments on the theme business as usual. The post New demands on leadership appeared first on Home of Innovation. Blog Uncategorized Leadership

What Makes People Optimistic? Hint: It’s Not Government or Business

The Future Shapers

The first global survey by The Centre for Optimism has that it is not business or the economy that is keeping us happy and fulfilled. Culture Change Innovation Culture Innovation Leadership

Leaders agree: Creativity will be 3rd most important work skill by 2020

Idea to Value

This comes from a new Forum report, The Future of Jobs , which took input from an extensive survey of CHROs and other senior talent and strategy executives from a total of 371 leading global employers, representing more than 13 million employees. This study backs up other surveys which show how important it will be to companies for their people to be able to think creatively. Innovation creativity leadership skills world economic forum

Kickstart Innovation by Removing the Barriers

Destination Innovation

Surveys show that the large majority of senior executives see innovation as critical for their businesses but are dissatisfied with progress in this area. Survey employees. Leadership of Innovation barrier brainstorm impeding innovatiion kickstart remove

Why “Follow your passion” is terrible advice for you & those you care about

Idea to Value

A 2016 survey of 19,000 21- to 36-year-olds in 25 countries suggests that millennials think job security is a vital factor in choosing a job (87%), second only to money (92%). Leadership cal newport follow your dreams follow your passion mike rowe millennials steve jobs

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Aligning Organizations for Digital Innovation

Innovation Excellence

To understand the challenges and opportunities associated with digitalization, MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte surveyed more than 3,700 business executives, managers, and analysts from organizations around the world. They have recently published their findings in a report, titled Aligning the Organization for Its Digital Future.

Uncharted Waters Disrupting the Corporate Boardrooms

Paul Hobcraft

In this report, they surveyed 614 global board professionals from a total of 50 countries during the period covered from November 2015 through to February 2016 and then published in February 2016. The Survey wanting to understand the current mood within the boardroom.

Delving into a complex world: helping to keep pace

Paul Hobcraft

The emphasis from many of these leading consultancies has been on establishing a clear “thought leadership” approach to underpin their expertise and attract as a ‘go to’ resource. It does seem thought leadership really can have a direct commercial impact.

Transparency During the COVID-19 Crisis

Michael Roberto

Tanner , which surveyed 1,715 employees across the U.K, The survey found that leadership transparency is a critical factor right now with employees craving honesty, authenticity and regular communications. leadership transparency trust

Stop Frustrating Your Innovators

Innovation Excellence

More than half of those surveyed (52 percent) have pursued an entrepreneurial idea within their company. Continue reading → Build Capability Innovation Leadership Management failure Frustration Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking organization Strategy

Seven Strong Reasons not to Innovate

Destination Innovation

We have surveyed our customers and they like our current offerings. Leadership of Innovation amazon argument bandwidth distract google innovate reasons not

The Case for Dual Innovation

Tim Kastelle

Accenture: 2015 US Innovation Survey. Deloitte: Radical Innovation and Growth – Global Board Survey 2016. The german consulting firm Detecon just published a study (in german) based on interviewing and surveying more than 70 german corporate innovation experts.

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Innovation and Organizational Culture

Innovation Excellence

Recently, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has published key findings of their latest “Most Innovative Companies 2014” survey.

How Do Your Employees Feel about Your Innovation Strategies?


Run a satisfaction survey that includes a net promoter score (NPS) as another measure of engagement. Once you have some preliminary data, try crafting another survey. A recent survey revealed more than 25 percent of C-level executives have employed a designated innovation leader.

What Does a Chief Innovation Officer Do?


In this survey from 2015, researchers report that 43% of large companies have some sort of top innovation executive in place, which was up from 33% in 2011. Best Practice chief innovation officer connection governance leadership purpose training

You Can’t Fix Morale


We talk about a lot of things: leadership talent, product quality, business model. Here’s a phone call I sometimes receive, usually from someone senior in executive management or the investment team behind a once promising company: Inquirer: Hey, we need your help with something.


The Future Shapers

But, hugely credible global surveys continue to highlight that on the whole, the real state of innovation maturity for many organisations may just be a somewhat inconvenient truth. What does it say for us as a business and as a leadership team? Does creativity leadership rock.