About This Chapter
Reacting, Adjusting & Standardization in Innovation - Chapter Summary
Have your organization's supervisors review this chapter to learn methods for reacting, adjusting and implementing standardization in the workplace. As your employees progress through the chapter, they'll learn how to avoid obstacles in innovation and process improvement. The chapter also offers insight into dealing with failures and successes in continuous process improvement and innovation. The chapter comes with short quizzes that reinforce the lesson material, and if your employees have any questions about the material, they can use the convenient Ask the Expert feature.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: Lessons help supervisors develop an awareness of extreme failures and successes in continuous process improvement and innovation.
- Outlines effective management methods: The chapter offers methods for overcoming obstacles and improving standardization.
- Promotes innovation and process improvements at work: Supervisors will be able to take the chapter's strategies to make improvements and innovations in the workplace.
By the end of the chapter, your company's supervisors should be able to:
- Recognize and overcome unexpected obstacles that get in the way of innovation and process improvement
- Analyze real-world examples of extreme innovation/process improvement failures and successes
- Evaluate the importance and process of standardization in regards to business improvements and innovations
1. Unexpected Obstacles in Innovation & Process Improvement
Unexpected obstacles can create major roadblocks for companies working on innovation and process improvement. In this lesson, we'll identify some common obstacles and appropriate solutions for dealing with them.
2. Extreme Failure & Success in Innovation & Process Improvement
All organizations deal with successes and failures in the course of doing business. In this lesson, you'll see a few examples and learn strategies for navigating both the low periods of failure and the high times of success.
3. Standardization of Improvements & Innovations: Importance & Process
Innovation is great, but it isn't enough to transform a great idea into a sustainable business process. This lesson details the ways standardization can ensure that innovation and improvement is captured and maximized.
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