Open-minded interaction is key to innovation. Here is a model. Your self-image influences the way you perceive others and determines your actions towards others. Their actions in turn influence the way the you perceive yourself.
Innovation projects with (supply chain) partners are particularly challenging. Solid relationships are prerequisite to deal with uncertainties. Here are some more game rules:
Devil’s triangles are mind-blockers and are the enemy of innovation power. How to maintain an open mind? By changing perspective!
An innovation profile looks at the behavioral patterns in your organization as referenced to an ‘ideal’. Metaphors are used to visualize preferred behavior.
Innovation is key to any business or organization; stagnation means decline.
At the same time the outcome of innovation is never 100% oversee-able, let alone controlable.
Innovation by choice or by force, in essence your organization has not done this before. So you don’t know for certain… Recognize this ?