You can’t escape the reality that having the right environment for innovation means different things to different people. What we should be all able to agree upon is that the environment for innovation houses many of the conditions that connect innovation in people’s minds.
The environment needs to be connected into the vision around innovation, it needs to be translated for each of us to relate too and want to contribute into..
The environment provides the right growing conditions for your organization to foster its unique environment to prosper and grow.
Deny those growing conditions and any innovation initiative is going to struggle and eventually die from the lack of the essential feeding of its roots.
Tackling the culture and climate that is needed to create a thriving innovation environment is complex.
In this post I can only touch on certain points to trigger that deeper examination and offer the stimulus and considerations it needs.
Within the Executive Innovation Work Mat we have seven domains or components that need bringing together to form a new integrated knot.
The aim of the work mat is to draw the senior executive into the innovation process and to support them as they think through what is required to build a more sustaining and integrated innovation understanding within the organization. Their role is a strategic one that sets the conditions and overview on innovation.