Innovation in a cost conscious reality
How do you ensure that your organisation in a cost conscious context is still open to embrace and support Innovation? I observe that with Covid-19 (but also before) organisation are focussing (often for the wrong reasons) on their core and stay away from innovation using ‘cost savings’ as an excuse to kill new ideas. Which is a bit of a paradox as innovation could create much needed new revenue streams and allow employees to co-build the future of the company in a ‘next reality’.
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