Netherlands Centre for Social Innovation


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Netherlands Centre for Social Innovation

  1. 1. Welcome
  2. 2. Rotterdam COP meets NCSI July 4
  3. 3. Program: 09.30 – 09.50 Welcome and introduction 09-50 - 10.10 Introduction NCSI 10.30 - 11.00 Introduction COP 11.30 – 12.30 Looking for mutual interests 12.30 – 13.30 Light Lunch
  4. 4. Social innovation, the new challenge
  5. 5. Social innovation, some remarks on the Dutch perspective (1) <ul><li>Prof. dr. Henk Volberda, Rotterdam School of Management: </li></ul><ul><li>The Netherlands are falling in the Global Competitiveness index </li></ul><ul><li>Research shows that technological innovation explains 25% of innovation success; social innovation explains 75% of the success </li></ul><ul><li>We have to increase innovative power through dynamic management, flexible organisations and development of skills and competences </li></ul>
  6. 6. Social innovation, some remarks on the Dutch perspective (2) <ul><li>Advice OESO (Febr. 2008): to sustain economic growth, </li></ul><ul><li>the Netherlands will have to: </li></ul><ul><li>Raise pension-age over 65 years </li></ul><ul><li>Work more hours a week </li></ul><ul><li>Discourage working in part-time jobs </li></ul><ul><li>But, Dutch employees: </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t like to work beyond the age of 65 years </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t like to work more hours a week </li></ul><ul><li>Like their part-time jobs and work-life balance </li></ul>
  7. 7. Social innovation, some remarks on the Dutch perspective (3) <ul><li>The traditional labour relations: </li></ul><ul><li>don’t fit the knowledge society on the one hand </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>don’t mobilize the new, lower educated and young groups on the labour market </li></ul>
  8. 8. Social innovation, the Dutch challenge is: <ul><li>to sustain economic growth and our level of welfare, the Dutch won’t work harder or make longer hours, but will have to work ‘smarter’. </li></ul><ul><li>to develop new adequate labour relations </li></ul><ul><li>to increase innovation and productivity. Dutch organisations will have to optimize the use of skills, competences and motivation of their employees and to embed technological innovation in social innovation </li></ul>
  9. 9. Knowlegde level (Depth / Broad) Social innovation: bron: Volberda Organisation (organise flexible Management (Dynamic Management) Labour (work smarter) Concurrence position & Productiviy Concurrence level Co-creation by external Networks and knowledge alliances Mobilisation of Institutional Stakeholders (government, unions, employer associations) Sociale Innovaton
  10. 10. NCSI – Organisation structure <ul><li>2 employers- associations </li></ul><ul><li>2 unions </li></ul><ul><li>2 universities </li></ul><ul><li>1 knowledge institute </li></ul><ul><li>big firms . unions </li></ul><ul><li>commercial consultants agencies </li></ul><ul><li>universities </li></ul><ul><li>knowledge institutes </li></ul>Knowledge- platform Programm Council Innovation platform Board Projectteam Projects & Networks NCSI
  11. 11. Financial structure <ul><li>Government support (3 departments) </li></ul><ul><li>Support of founding fathers (boardmembers in money and kind) </li></ul><ul><li>Contribution of members programmcouncil and knowledge platform </li></ul><ul><li>Payed projects or assistance </li></ul>
  12. 12. NCSI – Goals and Activities <ul><li>Action center: realise projects with organisations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Demand driven start en organise projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experiments & monitoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: bottom-up innovation, management on the base of trust, selfsceduling, employe 2.0, ICT&labour, manage flexibel labour. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Knowledge center: gather and spread knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>D-base; Seminars, Courses and conferences; Knowledge groups; NCSI Academy; Trainee-programm; Publications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lobbying, agenda-setting, influence on politics </li></ul>