Innovation @ CSR [Case Study]

Engaging people for ideas for improvement and innovation with tangible success The CSR team provided an overview of their people-based approach to continuous improvement and innovation. They started with the CSR Way, which has operated successfully in the manufacturing division for over a decade and has been hugely successful in improving quality, increasing productivity and…

Does your organisation have plenty of ideas but gets stuck on getting them done?

I recently had the privilege of working with an organisation that prides itself in operational efficiency i.e. ‘doing things right’, but has challenged itself to become more innovative and ‘do the right things’ for its customers. Their MD had recently announced a formation of a disruptive innovation group to accelerate the rate at which they…

Have You Got Time to Innovate?

For some years now, members of our innovation community have been meeting to discuss what the inhibitors are that prevent their organisations from being truly innovative and not just delivering incremental improvements. The message that keeps coming out is that if you truly want to be innovative then you must allow individuals (and not just…

Your Best Day at Work!

Think about your ‘best day at work’. When you were fully engaged, you knew what was expected, you had the resources and materials to do great work and the activity was directly linked to your organisation’s strategy, goals and important outcomes. These days are the reason you get out of bed every morning to go…