employee involvement

High involvement innovation – deep dive

‘With every pair of hands you get a free brain!’   This comment from a manager sums up a big innovation challenge.  how to mobilise the natural creativity within a workforce and engage them in the innovation challenge?  This deep dive explores some of the issues involved. High involvement innovation There is a related tool

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This resource gives an overview of the importance of team roles. Teambuilding (1) It is based on the work of Meredith Belbin and more information about his description of team roles can be found here A version of the questionnaire which will allow you to assess your own and other team roles can be found here

Lynne Maher interview

Lynne Maher, Head of Innovation at the UK National Health Service Institute for Innovation and Improvement talking about experience-based design and other approaches to innovation in the health sector.   A transcript of the interview is here


This film shows an example of employee involvement in innovation and how it can contribute to sustained successful performance.  There is a transcript of this video available here.

Emma Taylor – Denso Systems

In this video Emma Taylor of Denso Systems talks about some of the challenges in empowering and enabling employees to become part of a sustained innovation effort across the organization.  You can find a transcript of this interview here.