Members attend monthly workshops to develop action plans for innovation Hot Topics. Putting the latest management and leadership ideas into practice.
Learning to Learn: Learning is not compulsory; neither is innovation, leadership, growth, resilience and relevance. Learning and learning to learn requires conscious effort and, in today’s busy world, learning is often one of those areas that gets squeezed out. But research shows that relentless learning is important for sustainability, staying relevant and building resilience. Join the next Innovation Day to explore new research from Andy Wilkins, Cass Business School, and to discover how to develop your own and your organisation’s learning capabilities.Contact us about joining
Having the confidence to turn problems into achievable goals can sometimes derail a team into finding much-needed innovative solutions. Explore new research from Prof Victor Newman, University of Greenwich, and learn how to rapidly rethink problems through a simple creative technique, which can be useful for anyone stuck in their thinking, to focus on what will have the most impact on delivery.
As the world becomes more connected, the focus of innovative organisations is likely to shift from organisation-centric to one that is ecosystem-centric, bringing down barriers to extend collaboration both inside and outside organisations. Explore new research from Dr Jan Brown, Liverpool John Moores University, about how to navigate and create value from a new age of ecosystems.
The perception of fairness in the workplace can have positive or negative impact on employee engagement, well-being and performance – and ultimately on the organisation’s success. Explore new research from Dr Christine Unterhitzenberger, Liverpool Business School, on the impact of organisational justice and its influence on project performance.
Described by the Economist as “the trust machine”, blockchains have evolved into a variety of models that can be applied to different business problems, such as provide supply chain transparency, and dramatically improve the sharing of information, whilst allowing a visible assurance of authenticity. Find out more about this growing technology and how to apply it to transform delivery and improve trust.