Creating a culture of innovation – Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) [UK] – May 2012

Posted on June 5, 2012. Filed under: Health Mgmt Policy Planning | Tags: , |

Creating a culture of innovation – Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) [UK] – May 2012

Extract from the executive summary

“IRISS’s project focused initially on two aims: to introduce individuals to using creativity tools in a project setting, and for individuals to design a process for ideas within their own organisations. As the project developed, different aims emerged. Firstly, that opportunities to discuss and learn about innovation were important to both groups, to enable them to understand how the tools could be applied in practice, and for informing them ahead of designing an innovation process for their organisation. Secondly, that tools that directly helped an individual be creative would not be useful without a way of sharing ideas and building supporting social networks. Thus, during project delivery the aims were amended to:

1. Designing a process for how innovation could happen in the organisation
2. Testing out and sharing tools for creativity and innovation
3. Introducing individuals to thinking on innovation”

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