Innovation in Australia is driven by people at work. The workplace is where the needs of an organisation’s customers and key stakeholders are identified, analysed and transformed into new or improved products, services and business processes.
Aproximately 34% of businesses in Australia are ‘active innovators’. To lift participation rates to 55-60% as seen in parts of Europe, Australian businesses need to make innovative changes at a workplace level, focusing on the following areas:
1. Building a commitment to workplace innovation
2. Building capacity for change
3. Developing future skills
4. Improving access to opportunities
5. Improving the quality of working life.
There is an opportunity for ValleyView to consider innovative ideas from staff to improve business operations while setting up the new office. Strategically planning for changes to procedures, environment and personnel is a special task that has many benefits for personnel.
You will need to identify ways to encourage personnel to share innovative ideas that effect positive outcomes, while considering the following:
Develop and present a plan for good change management at:
If you need some help before you start, work your way through the following topics.
Dont forget, you can also visit ValleyView for additional advice and information.
When you have finished: