Most Innovative Companies: Common Characteristics    Climate for Innovation






Innovation-friendly Organization


Top Management Team Leading Innovation

Chief Executive Office must act as a Chief Inspiration Office.

The Top Management Team must lead innovation in an Inspiring, Entrepreneurial  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book and supporting way.

Each member of the management Team Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book has responsibilities in functional areas but cross-functional systemic innovation must also be supported... More

Develop and Innovative Workforce

With good training, people can unlock their inborn creativity and develop skills in visioning, questioning, creative problem solving Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, inventing, evaluating, selecting and combining ideas, experimenting with new ideas, learning from feedback, and adapting... More



Cross-Functional Teams Mapping the Innovation Road

In the new era of Systemic Innovation Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, it is more important for an organization to be cross-functionally excellent than functionally excellent. Cross-functional teams, either formal or informal, need to be formed. These teams can also find new businesses in white spaces between existing business units... More

Build Innovation Into Your Organization

Success depends on both what you do and how you do it. There are specific elements that help you and your company to be more innovative. It's  a blend of Culture  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, methodologies, infrastructure, innovation structures, and work practices.

Attitude of Relentless Growth

Establishing an attitude of relentless growth is what enables an organization and its people to achieve their goals. The spirit of relentless growth keeps fresh ideas flowing and reinvigorates your company... More

Culture for Innovation

Corporate Culture Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book is important for success. The  question is how culture can drive successful innovation, and what corporate leaders can do to establish the kind of culture that leads to creative dissatisfaction with the status quo and truly innovative behavior... More

Effective Innovation Structures

Most organization use multiple structural models to drive innovation efforts.

C-level and leadership support is a critical key driver of success of an innovation function... More

Find the Right Balance Between Bureaucracy and Chaos

Successful organizations must balance bureaucratic processes at one extreme with the fluid creative chaos of relationships, interests and transactions, which enable it to be innovative and alive, at the other.

Flat Organizational Structure Case Studies

When organizations get large, they become slow, awkward, unmanageable, inflexible, and difficult to focus. They distance people from each other, and consume more energy than they release. Innovation-friendly organizations are flat and participative. They divisionalize to sustain innovation, flexibility and customer intimacy.

Division is a business unit having a clear set of customers and competitors. A division can be independently planned for within the organization and has profit and loss responsibility... More


7 Steps to Creating an Innovation-friendly Organization    OFP    Culture of Innovation  >>  Culture of Creative Dissatisfaction