Innovation & Strategy

Innovation is Rooted in THE Culture of THE Organization and Among its People

Innovation is really all about culture – the organizational culture and the mix of cultures in a diverse workforce. Becoming a truly innovative company means clearing the obstacles to innovation so diverse ideas thrive in a supportive workplace culture.< br > — By Daniel Perez

Truly innovative companies are companies that have learned how to leverage the talents and creativity of its workforce. It is people who innovate, and numerous studies have proven that organizations with a diverse workforce have the essential ingredient for innovation. The challenge is knowing how to embrace the creativity in a way that produces innovation and then being flexible and agile enough as an organization to make the internal changes needed to capitalize on the innovation. A new idea is not necessarily innovation if it does not require change. The barriers to becoming a truly innovative company are not always obvious. Sometimes it comes down to managers who get caught u...

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