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Building a Culture of Innovation – A Practical Framework for Placing Innovation at the Core of Your Business

Co-written by Cris Beswick, Derek Bishop & Jo Geraghty and published by Kogan Page, 3rd December 2015.

Being a truly innovative company is more than the dreaming up of new products and services by external consultants and internal taskforces. To stay one step ahead of the competition requires you to embed innovation into your organizational culture. Building a Culture of Innovation presents a practical framework that you can follow to design and embed a culture of innovation in your business.

The six-step Building a Culture of Innovation Change Framework offers a structured process to make change stick, from assessing your organization’s innovation-readiness to leading a managed change process that will foster innovation at each level.

ISBN Number: 9780749474478

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The Road to Innovation


In The Road to Innovation Cris Beswick uses seven core areas of focus, Strategy, People, Community, Environment, Creativity, Risk and Leadership to show CEOs, senior leaders, key stakeholders, HR & OD professionals and entrepreneurs that focusing on innovation itself isn’t the answer and that the road to innovation is achieved through engaging and inspiring an organisations people.

Exploring 7 key areas of focus The Road to Innovation gives a practical insight into just what it takes to create a company culture capable of exceptional performance and game-changing innovation!

“Cris Beswick has finally produced THE field guide on innovation that I’m sure many Organisational Development professionals have been looking for. Under pressure from CEOs, Boards and Senior Executives, The Road to Innovation provides the innovation dots, you join them up and colour them in according to your needs and environment. OD pros need worry no more – for Cris has crafted the roadmap to their innovation El Dorado – and done so without trickery, pretence or mystique.”

ISBN Number: 978-0-9564858-0-9


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