Engaged thinking encompasses the empowerment and engagement of human capital across an organization's value chain. The goals of engaged thinking are dual: the empowerment of employees in innovation activities and whole life engagement of consumers as organizations design and deliver relevant innovations.
A Four-Step Cycle for Strengthening your Company Culture
Powerful and effective cultures are those that are values-led, aligned and trusting
How to Build a Culture of Curiosity in your Organization
“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” — Walt Disney
The Power of Listening and Empathy
Great leaders intuitively know how to listen. They use empathy and mindfulness to be present during every interaction.
Talk to the Whole Person
Consider the whole person when engaging people at work.
It's Time To Rethink The 'Employee Engagement' Issue
Real time and continous engagement will drive employee commitment.
Skillful collaboration, teaming collaboration, open innovation are all terms used to describe the engagement of stakeholders internal and external to the organization during the innovation process.
The Employee Experience
How an employee interacts with an organization and its stakeholders impacts organizational performance and outcomes.
Gaining from sustainability
More than just going green, being sustainable encompasses social and economic aspects that affect stakeholders.
Consumer engagement in sustainability – why it matters?
Consumer demand is one of the driving forces behind sustainability.
The power of pharma businesses to drive social change
The importance of CSR programmes.
The Conversation Map
Driving diabetes patient behaviour change through the Conversation Map.
How to Drive Innovation Through Responsible Sourcing and Supply Chain Management
The true opportunity for sustainability-driven growth is found in collaboration, deriving purpose from common challenges and developing solutions that meet the needs of multiple stakeholders.
Systems thinking is a proactive problem-solving approach that examines the relationships between various organizational functions as well as stakeholders and how they impact each other.
Systems Thinking is Driving Sustainable Transformation
Systems thinking may be the next step in the evolution of sustainability.
Systems thinking: Unlocking the Sustainable Development Goals
Systems thinking identifies the interactions between different parts of a system – a city, a society, a sector – and ensures they deliver more than the sum of the parts.
5 Lessons for Creating Systems Change
Human history provides examples of coordinated and successful efforts to the world for the better.
How Stores Like Levi’s Times Square Engage Customers With Co-Creation Studios
Retailers are creating more experience-driven purchases that invite shoppers into the design process.
Adopting the Design Thinking Approach
Some of the world’s leading brands, such as Apple, Google, Samsung and GE, have rapidly adopted the Design Thinking approach, and Design Thinking is being taught at leading universities around the world, including d.school, Stanford, Harvard and MIT. But do you know what Design Thinking is?
Designing for Consumer Value
Designing for the consumer necessitates understanding what the consumer values holistically. Designers need to consider what value can be offered beyond the simple functional aspects of products and services including providing emotional value and engagement, connecting to the consumer's whole life, empowering consumers, and enabling for impactful living.
Purpose Driven Design
How can purpose or value driven design not only create needed change, but engage the human capital assets in an organization?