A. understand what is "auditing" your companies' creativity level;
B. understand the innovation training mindset;
C. create metrics for creativity development.
Creativity & Innovation management is fundamental for all organizations and companies where knowledge creation is a goal of their everyday activities. Any enterprise should boost their creativity in order to be innovate and competitive.
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However in order to have successful organizations the quality of the people is the distinguished feature to achieve it.
Organizational learning should be improved by the contribution of the people in order to increase business performance.
Companies and organizations are in constant need to develop new practices therefore they should implement a system that allows them to manage and measure the creative potential both in terms of companies as well as individuals.
Studies in modern literature have showed that there is not a widely acceptable creativity audit model and there are objective reasons for this. It is known that the complexity of an organisation, the nature of its business operations and of its activities differ to a large extent. Thus, there is not a unique, detailed model of creativity audit that could be applied with the same effectiveness for a broad range of organisations.
Please identify 5 good ideas from your department in the last 6 months, which have impacted the company.
This exercise can be done by departments/individuals. The concept of good ideas and impact should be defined in order to guarantee that everyone is aligned and knows what they should be looking at.
TIPS AND TRICKS:
Based on https://www.ideator.com/blog/how-to-be-more-innovative/
The creative process is not done overnight.
In order to audit an innovation process you need to include all people within the organization.
Being creative and innovative means trying different options.
QUICK CREATIVITY TEST
Draw on a piece of paper the following dots, then try to join the dots without lifting your pen. One possible solution HERE
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