Creating a Culture of Innovation with Quality and Reliability
Join Dianna and Carl as they discuss creating a culture of innovation with Quality and Reliability.
- The innovation continuum, from company culture to individual interactions
- How to foster innovation in teams and between individuals
- Bell Labs, 3M, PAN-AM, Apple, and GM’s innovation
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A culture of innovation requires space, value, and opportunity to be creative. Also needed are skills of evaluation, critique, and problem solving. It’s difficult to balance both.
Companies can foster innovation by understanding that there are risks and that innovative ideas need different measures of success. Short-term profitability on new concepts can be unsupportive of development of new ideas. Those measures of success may extend into management metrics.
Innovation isn’t limited to BIG ideas. Innovation exists on a continuum and extends into individual interactions. People can use inside-out thinking for innovative ideas while also evaluating with outside-in thinking.
They also discuss ways to foster creativity on an individual level, and ways to work with a team during FMEAs to assist with a team’s creative instincts.