Hacking HR to Build an Adaptability Advantage

Tagged "Innovation"

This is a multi-dimensional mirror reflection of the co-authored “18 Black Holes” Hack, emerging during Innovating Innovation (In/In) MiX challenge.

The following

By Audrey Depeige on June 26, 2022

The profile of continuing professional development is diminishing and not because of our economic times and yet it is a critical area in an adaptable organisation.  I would like to challenge how we think and manage our personal and professional development to get a workforce that truly engage and value...

By Karen Waite on June 26, 2022
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How to spot early or late adopter? Early and late adopters can only be convinced by evidence of something working elsewhere.

How to spot an innovator? Someone who is happy to experiment and take the risk of failing in order to find a better quality result.

How do people grow...

By Heidi De Wolf on June 25, 2022
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This hack was inspired by the great book by Jonathan Zittrain "The future of the Internet" but is not limited to Internet businesses.
Zittrain describe the PC and the Internet as "generative" for their characteristic of having been designed to allow new uses,...

Creativity, innovation, synthesizing ambiguity, re-imagining the possible, and making unexpected connections - all important stuff; all becoming (/is already) business imperative.

Finally, all of this is about the absence of (in nearly all cases) routine problem solving.

I'm definitely biased, but I think this means that if we (sometimes) want...

By Sean Schofield on June 21, 2022
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If necessity is the mother of invention, why do so many organisations chuck money at it?

Innovate on a shoestring and you will surprise yourself with what you come up with!


By Heidi De Wolf on June 19, 2022

Our Adaptable organisations need to be creative & agile. Our people need to feel empowered to take responsibility for working together across the structure to develop ideas, test and implement them.

The provision of physical space for people to come together and think differently can help seed this process. A creative space...

By Sandy Wilkie on June 11, 2022