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Four Climate Elements of an Effective Innovation Culture

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Delivering on innovation requires aligning corporate strategy with capabilities and culture. Innovation leaders need to foster four climate elements to drive innovation in their organizations.

Delivering on innovation requires aligning corporate strategy with capabilities and culture. Yet culture is often thought of as an ambiguous quality, used to indicate organizational structure.

There are four defined and measureable climate elements that influence your organization's innovation potential.

To improve both the quality and quantity of innovation output from your team:

  • Establish a vision
  • Promote task orientation
  • Create participative safety
  • Foster support for innovation

Originally published on January 31st, 2017

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Topics: Climate, Culture, Food and Beverage, FoodBev Forum, George Young, Innovation, Innovation Culture, Innovation Teams, Strategy

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George is a founder of Kalypso. Motto: Don't just question authority - question everything.
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