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3 Monumental Mistakes Most Organizations Make with Bottom-Up Innovation

Successfully launching, scaling, and maintaining a bottom-up innovation program is hard, but it doesn’t have to be. 9 times out of 10, it’s due to a self-inflicted wound because the program's structure, governance, or both were unintentionally designed to fail. When bottom-up innovation is done right, it can produce a substantial boost to employee engagement and retention while measurably increasing your organization’s bottom line. During this chat, we’ll be tapping into insights from the Ideawake team, our customers, and what we’ve learned from powering bottom-up innovation and continuous improvement programs across 39 countries and 185 cities.


Specifically, we’ll be covering:

  • 3 of the top mistakes organizations make when implementing bottom-up innovation programs, and why these occur naturally in most organizations.
  • For new programs, we’ll cover how you can handle the change management to sell the mindset shift required to set up your program for success
  • For programs that are already live, we’ll cover how you can navigate the change management required to go from where your program is today to where you want it to be.
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