Is Lean Management doomed in the age of Innovation?

Exago

It has been 30 years since the term Lean Management – a long-term approach that seeks to achieve incremental process changes to improve efficiency and quality – was first coined. Yet in other circles, Lean Management still seems to be alive and well, with its potential to be fully revealed.

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Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. It’s time to start reimagining management.

The Best Management Is No Management

Game-Changer

Less management, more leadership. Organizations that still operate by the industrial mindset of command and control, management by threats, and other tactics are all about over managing; which doesn’t breed innovation.

Managing Expectations in Innovation Management

IdeaScale

However, this can present some challenges for innovation managers. Some concerns we have heard from innovation managers: “I do not want to overpromise what we’re going to do with people’s ideas.”. We can address these concerns head-on by setting and managing expectations.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

nable pipelines and applied technology to manage those pipelines. Today you can put a corporate dashboard in place to manage them and tweak the settings to try to boost your results. With the right technology, could you manage this pipeline the way you manage a sales pipeline?

Lesson 2 from true innovation managers: top management commitment is needed

Exago

The post Lesson 2 from true innovation managers: top management commitment is needed appeared first on Exago. To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 2. Blog Clients' success stories business transformation commitment engagement innovation-priority leadership

Running More Businesses at Once: Micro-Management vs. Macro-Management

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As a business owner, finding the right management style will be one of the most important things you do. Your management technique should benefit your employees and most crucially, your business. Strategies Business employee Macro-Management Micro-Management

Profiling the Open Innovation Manager

HYPE Innovation

We talk a lot about, and also to, innovation managers here on the blog. Mike Hatrick (the event moderator) asked the question: who really is the innovation manager? The Innovation ManagerIn fact, we have an entire section dedicated to them.

Lesson 3 from true innovation managers: go for global participation

Exago

The post Lesson 3 from true innovation managers: go for global participation appeared first on Exago. To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 3. Blog Clients' success stories Exago employees engagement participation

13 Change Management Experts Share Their Tips

Braden Kelley

Recently my colleague Daniel Lock collected and published points-of-view (POV) from 13 change management experts on implementing fast, dramatic and powerful change.

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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

of Management, to analyze five years of. used Spigit’s idea management software. accepted by management — per thousand. Hundreds of companies now use idea management software to. Properly managed, raw ideas move through. recommend them to management.

The Innovation Manager's Reading List

HYPE Innovation

As an innovation manager, drawing inspiration from those who have walked the ground before you is one of the most important tasks you have. The Innovation ManagerInnovation is about constant learning," Soren Kaplan, author of "The Invisible Advantage" and affiliated professor at the University of Southern California's Center for Effective Organizations, said in a recent Inc. article.

Leaning into Change Management

Innovation Excellence

Change management used to refer to the practice of controlling changes to a system, but increasingly the term has come to be used more often to describe the profession and the practice of managing organizational change.

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Managing With A Soul

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management LeadershipThe truth is that an organization doesn't find its soul by looking inside itself, but by finding its place in the world. Related posts: The Efficiency Paradox. 6 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before. [[ This is a content summary only.

Idea Management for Millennials

Ideanote

The post Idea Management for Millennials appeared first on Ideanote. Idea Management

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

As one innovation program manager put it: “We needed to engage people more broadly. managers who track it, 31 percent indicated. that must be managed and measured or it will. Here, program managers. sponsors or employee managers. The program manager.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. It’s time to start reimagining management.

Interview with Change Management Review

Braden Kelley

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Innovation Requires Ambidextrous Management

Innovation Excellence

For quite some time, I've been advocating the idea that successful and sustainable corporate innovation management systems should be based on the following cornerstones.

Transform Your Business with a Change Success Manager

Braden Kelley

“Stealing the role of customer success manager from the world of SaaS is the key to making your digital transformation efforts a success.”

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6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

is the world’s largest provider of innovation management solutions. Klick, Senior Manager of Worldwide Innovation at Pfizer, put it, “Instead of us as a team of eight transforming the. innovation management solution and partner.

Inbound Innovation Management

HYPE Innovation

The employees won't share ideas, middle managers are consumed by meeting the quarterly goals, top management sees innovation management as a nice-to-have.

Crisis Manager or Opportunity Manager? You Decide.

Daniel Burrus

We all manage something or other, whether it’s other people, an entire organization, sales or even just ourselves. Managing suggests careful planning, a well-thought-out direction and a sense of control. What if we applied that definition of management to opportunity?

Keep Innovation Management Simple

Innovation Excellence

Innovation management is also a process; a means of getting the right product to the right people at the right time. Yet all too often innovation management doesn’t work well. Innovation Management R&D Strategy Creativity growth Innovation Management Leadership

Innovation Requires Dedicated Management

Integrative Innovation

Portfolio management : In order to govern this required innovation balance and the corresponding resource allocation, a portfolio management approach is to be implemented. Managing innovation is no “one size fits all” endeavor.

How To Build Data-Informed Products

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Director, iridion

As a product manager, you probably know specific ways to gather data to inform your product decisions, like the ever-popular A/B test. Tim Herbig will share his hands-on approach to working with analytics in agile product management.

Lesson 1 from true innovation managers: set strategic, purposeful challenges

Exago

The post Lesson 1 from true innovation managers: set strategic, purposeful challenges appeared first on Exago. To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 1. Blog Exago Insights

Constructing Innovation as Value Management

Paul Hobcraft

We derive our value management from much of the innovation we are creating but we seemingly can’t get the required attention of the leadership to innovation or attract across the resources and determine the risk profile to achieve the value needed.

Planned Change Management: What It Is and Why Innovation Managers Should Care

HYPE Innovation

The Innovation ManagerWe talk a lot about change here in this blog, and most of it refers to change through innovation.

Sorting Through the Management Tools and Trends

HYPE Innovation

We all are caught up in handling and understanding different management tools. The numbers are accelerating, and if anything it's adding more confusion to the pile we already have.

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Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

A Structured Cultural Approach Managing Uncertainty

Innovation 360

This foundational framework for accessing innovation and innovation management is divided into three areas, defining broadly the why, what and how of your innovation project. The key to this entire innovation management process is preparation.

An introduction to Design Thinking for Innovation Managers

HYPE Innovation

“Design thinking draws on logic, imagination, intuition and systemic reasoning to explore the possibilities of what could be, and to create desired outcomes that benefit the end user (the customer). A design mind-set is not problem-focused, it’s solution-focused, and action-oriented.

The Seven Best Practices for Enterprise Innovation Management

IdeaScale

The post The Seven Best Practices for Enterprise Innovation Management appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice enterprise innovation management execution focus goals implementation leadership refinement strategyStrong leadership is key to enterprise innovation.

The Constant Tension Between Managing Innovation vs. Managing Risk

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Managing innovation is a big role that puts a lot of weight on the shoulders of management teams. Strategies innovation innovation management risk risk managementDepending on how much a company cultivates an innovative culture and environment, innovative ideas either go through chains of command, or are workshopped in specific departments.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Will my manager resent me? 09 4 10 // 19Spigit: 11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Existing Culture Into a Culture of Innovation This is where full lifecycle idea management technologies like Spigit add a. management software, with more than 6 million. 11 Proven Ways to.

Managing Expectations in Innovation Management: Part II

IdeaScale

However, this can present some challenges for innovation managers. Some concerns we have heard from innovation managers: “I do not want to overpromise what we’re going to do with people’s ideas.”. We can address these concerns head-on by setting and managing expectations.

3 Reasons Healthcare Needs Idea Management

IdeaScale

In fact, an argument could be made that the more radical the change, the greater the potential benefits… However, when it comes to managing change at your healthcare organization, how can we all stay on our toes and make the most of these accelerating changes?

Two Industrial Era Management Beliefs That Kill Innovation

Game-Changer

Innovation Leadership Industrial Revolution managementBeliefs. We all have them.

Conference Wrapup – Change Management 2015

Braden Kelley

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Association of Change Management Professionals’ (ACMP®) annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, titled appropriately Change Management 2015. The event represented a convening of nearly 1,000 change management professionals from around the globe, … Continue reading → Change agile agile development agile project management change management Conferences events project management

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

Intuit’s monthly “customer office hours” provide all employees, from the software engineer to the HR manager to the financial analyst, with the. have a way to sign up, service, and help members manage their mem- berships from their phones.