Social Services Expo
and Conference
March 18, 2014
Fostering Innovation:
A Shared Learning
Experience
Shared Learning
Planning and
Economic
Development
Committee
Finance and
Administration
Committee
Health and
Social Services
Committee
Work...
Planning and
Economic
Development
Committee
Finance and
Administration
Committee
Health and
Social Services
Committee
Work...
Commissioner’s Office
Business Affairs and
Financial Management
Children’s Services
Housing Services
Income and
Employment...
Fostering Innovation
Staff-driven
initiatives
Leadership
Organizational
Culture
Staff-Driven Initiatives
Leadership
Organizational Culture
Staff-driven
change
From “leadership by position…”
To… “shared learning and leadership”
What have you found to be a key driver of innovation
within your organization?
What role might leadership through influenc...
DREAMDREAM of new possibilities.of new possibilities.
INSPIREINSPIRE one another.one another.
ACHIEVEACHIEVE excellenceexc...
Thank you
Darren.levine@durham.ca
Fostering innovation: a shared learning experience (S8)
Fostering innovation: a shared learning experience (S8)
Fostering innovation: a shared learning experience (S8)
Fostering innovation: a shared learning experience (S8)
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In partnership with IRISS, Dr Darren Levine from the Social Services Department, the Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario, Canada presents a session focusing on fostering innovation in a social services context. It draws on themes of leadership, organisational culture and will share our experiences and lessons learned. Contributed by: IRISS

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  • Tell the story of “removing the table…”
    Represents the change and innovation process
    Take risk, safe to fail, felt supported to take risk
    Creating a space for shared learning, open sharing of ideas, active engagement by all members
  • Share background / history of what brought us to this presentation
    SOS Innovation and Research Forum 2013
    Current collaborative directions being explored 1) knowledge exchange 2) applications of un-conference approach to team meetings 3) evaluation of a staff-driven innovation process
  • From Durham.ca
    - Talk about Durham in the context of Canada
  • Briefly talk about Social Services Department in the context of the Region of Durham
  • Briefly highlight each division
  • Talk about staff driven initiatives for change and innovation, made possible by our approach to leadership, made possible by the organizational culture within our department.
  • Focus on staff-driven process for change (surrounding individuals with support team)
    Share stories and video of staff leadership.
  • Talk about department’s approach to leadership (head, heart, servant leadership)
    Talk about leadership circle
    Share examples of qualitative feedback from LC members
    Briefly talk about my own experience as a facilitator
  • Talk about circle (representing community of support for staff driven change and innovation) and triangle (formal organizational structure that protects and provides permission for circle).
  • Talk about moving from leadership by position / title (e.g., a single leader) to shared learning and leadership (e.g., leadership by all, irrespective of title / position)
  • Talk about:
    - leadership being disbursed amongst all staff
    - expertise being disbursed amongst all staff
    - knowledge being disbursed amongst all staff
    - skills being drawn from all staff
    - learning from one another as we grow ideas and support staff-driven change, leadership, and innovation
  • Facilitate discussion in small groups
  • Talk about:
    - ideas for change and innovation being within all of us, irrespective of position or title.
    - creating the space for innovation – creating communities of support, allows leadership to emerge from everyone, inspiring us to see new possibilities.
    - Dream, Inspire, Achieve (the phrase used to describe our journey to a culture of staff driven change and innovation)
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    1. 1. Social Services Expo and Conference March 18, 2014 Fostering Innovation: A Shared Learning Experience
    2. 2. Shared Learning
    3. 3. Planning and Economic Development Committee Finance and Administration Committee Health and Social Services Committee Works Committee
    4. 4. Planning and Economic Development Committee Finance and Administration Committee Health and Social Services Committee Works Committee
    5. 5. Commissioner’s Office Business Affairs and Financial Management Children’s Services Housing Services Income and Employment Support Family Services Long Term Care and Services For Seniors
    6. 6. Fostering Innovation Staff-driven initiatives Leadership Organizational Culture
    7. 7. Staff-Driven Initiatives
    8. 8. Leadership
    9. 9. Organizational Culture Staff-driven change
    10. 10. From “leadership by position…”
    11. 11. To… “shared learning and leadership”
    12. 12. What have you found to be a key driver of innovation within your organization? What role might leadership through influence play in building a culture of innovation in your workplace? What barriers might exist? How might these barriers be overcome?
    13. 13. DREAMDREAM of new possibilities.of new possibilities. INSPIREINSPIRE one another.one another. ACHIEVEACHIEVE excellenceexcellence together.together.
    14. 14. Thank you Darren.levine@durham.ca
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