To create an innovative organization, you have to cultivate curiosity and learning across all levels of your organization. If every employee keeps their eyes open and wants to constantly learn and get better at what they do and help the organization achieve the same, you’ll be well on your way to making more innovation happen.
Should senior management even be involved in innovation work? Well, the short answer is: yes. Based on the research done by McKinsey, 80% of executives consider their current business models to be at risk. As such, the evidence would squarely indicate that for most organizations, change is inevitable and to remain competitive in these turbulent times, innovation is a key capability.