Consulting

Expect and get the best on-target ideas from everyone in your organization.

Foster An Innovative Culture

10 Principles

Understand 10 key principles for fostering an innovative culture

Break Barriers

Identify barriers to innovative thinking in your organization

Create a Plan

Establish an overall plan with specific action-steps to foster a culture of innovative thinking

DO YOU NEED AN INNOVATIVE CULTURE?

Every employee is faced with a stream of problems and opportunities that need solutions.

But only 50% believe they are creative; over 80% say they are too busy to think creatively.

Many organizations have installed “suggestion box” systems to get employee ideas and invested in continuous improvement initiatives like LEAN, Kaizen, TQM, Agile.

BUT FEW ORGANIZATIONS FOSTER AN INNOVATIVE CULTURE

THAT EXPECTS INNOVATIVE THINKING FROM EVERYONE, WITH TRAINING, PROCESSES AND TECHNOLOGY SUPPORTING COLLABORATIVE IDEA GENERATION.

IMPLEMENT THE PrOp INNOVATIVE THINKING SYSTEM

The PrOp Innovative Thinking System can help you foster culture that expects and encourages employees to think of better-innovative solutions.

  • Learn the ten PrOp Principles for fostering an innovative culture
  • Develop implementation action plans for each principle
  • Measure progress
  • Follow-up checkups

PrOp Principles For Leaders

Foster a culture that expects everyone to think innovatively about all problems & opportunities.

Support innovative thinking with information, process, training & technology.

Be an example of an innovative thinker.

Help employees desire to be innovative by building internal motivation.

PrOp Principles For Employees

Exercise your right and responsibility to think innovatively.

Continuously use a simple, effective process to generate ideas.

Think innovatively about every kind and size of problem and opportunity.

Use tools supporting innovative thinking.

Think innovatively for a benefit. Not just to be different.

Encourage others innovative thinking and seek their input

Innovative Culture Implementation Topics

Your Organization & Innovative Thinking

  • Why having everyone think innovatively matters
  • Characteristics of innovative thinking organizations
  • Where innovative thinking is important
  • How innovative thinking impacts adaptation and change
  • Requirements for an innovative organization
  • Your organization innovative culture scorecard

Innovative thinking

  • Better understanding of problems and opportunities.
  • Build on each other’s creativity and break free from traditional one-track thinking.
  • Everyone gets an equal voice and feel they can contribute positively to the process
  • Ongoing process improvement along with new process design

The PrOp Idea Generation Method

  • Better understanding of problems and opportunities.
  • Build on each other’s creativity and break free from traditional one-track thinking.
  • Everyone gets an equal voice and feel they can contribute positively to the process
  • Ongoing process improvement along with new process design

Let Us Help

Our PrOp Implementers will work with you to create a culture that encourages everyone to generate the best creative solutions to problems and opportunities. Online and On-Site Workshops & Coaching.