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) How well do employees trust your organisation? (Be honest. If you
don't know, ask a few employees or an HR manager)
Not at allVery little, much less than at most companiesAbout Average
Better than at most companiesVery much; much more than average
2) If someone proposed to senior management a radical idea that
would be very expensive to implement and almost certain to fail, how
would senior management react?
Reject the idea immediately as too riskyReject the idea and reprimand
the person who proposed it for wasting the time of senior management
on a silly ideaDo nothing with the idea - it will soon be forgotten
Explain to the idea proposer why the idea would fail and allow her the
opportunity to improve the ideaPut together a small creative team,
including the idea proposer, to review the idea, the risk and consider
how the idea might be implemented or tested with reduced risk
3) What kind of system do you have for capturing ideas from your
None There is an e-mail address where people can send any ideas they
have. Ideas are reviewed on a regular basis and interesting ideas are
developed furtherThere is a suggestion system where people can
submit suggestions. There is a suggestion system where people can
submit suggestions. No one uses it very much though. There is an idea
management software systemThere is a collaborative idea
management system that allows us to run ideas campaigns
(brainstorming events) to capture ideas.
4) Have you ever run an ideas campaign in your firm? In other words,
have you ever presented a creative challenge to everyone in your firm
and invited people to propose ideas to the challenge?
NoOnce or twiceFrequently
5) What percentage of your revenue comes from products or services
which did not exist five years ago?
0-10% 10-25% 25-35% 35-50% 50-70% 70% +
6) How much have you improved operational efficiency (in financial
terms) over the past five years via means other than layoffs?
0-10% 10-25% 25-40% 40-50% 50% +
7) Do you use brainstorming, creative project teams or other
collaborative methods for generating and developing ideas?
NoOnce or twice in the past few yearsNot more than once or twice a
8) To what extent do you communicate the importance of innovation
to your employees?
NeverEmployees understand we are innovative, we do not need to
include it in our communications actionsInnovation is sometimes
mentioned, but not as a strategic priorityFrequently. We emphasise
the importance of innovation and the fact that it is a strategic priority
in our company
9) Can you name the top five creative thinkers in your firm?
NoPerhaps two or three creative thinkersOf course I can!
10) Do you make budget and/or time available for employees to
explore their own ideas?
NoOccasionally, but only on a case by case basisYes, we have an
established policy that specifies that some employees are allowed
time and or budget to explore their own ideasYes, we have an
established policy that specifies that all employees are allowed time
and or budget to explore their own ideas
11) Have you provided budget specifically for innovative initiatives
such as training, idea management, brainstorming events, etc.
No Not specifically for innovation. We consider each innovation
initiative on a case by case basisYes
12) Have you ever run a brainstorming session or ideas campaign to
capture ideas from your customers?
NoOnce or twiceRegularly
13) Are there spaces in your office were employees can easily meet to
share ideas or collaborate on creative problem solving?
NoJust regular meeting roomsYes, numerous spaces