Assignment titleUNDERSTANDING THE THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS The purpose of this assignment is to understand how creative and innovative management systems are built and run in organizations.
You are assigned to a CIO (Chief Innovation Officer) position of a big scale company. You have an experience of 22 months in this company. In this period of time, you built a system to uplift creative and innovation management processes. In the end of your second year, you are supposed to write a report about your executions as CIO from the date you assigned to this position. In your report include the following:
Evaluate current creative and innovative management processes in your organisation (if not choose a company) by using the Innovation assessment check-list given to you by Tutor. Describe the procedures and make comparisons with other departments/organisations. (A.C. 1-1) Explain how to lead others to positively embrace innovation and change in your organization. Fill out the «Leadership Style Inventory» and evaluate your style with pros and cons. (150 words) (A.C. 1-2)
Give details of your organisation’s «mission» and «vision» statements. Assess the influence of vision and mission on generation of creative and innovative management processes in your organisation. Explain your thoughts and compare with benchmark organisations’ mission and vision statements (A.C. 2-1)
Use analytical tools to identify potential creative and innovative management ideas which you or your employees suggested. (A.C. 2-2)
Choose an improvement idea of your own related with your job and assess its risks/benefits and feasibility using analytical tools. Submit your study in max. 3 pages.(A.C.2-2, A.C.2-3)
Use one of the change models to support the implementation of creative and innovative management idea of your own. (A.C.2-4)
Evaluate the change process you experiences in near past according to the change models you are thought in class.(A.C.2-4)
Choose an improvement idea of your own that is implemented at work in near past and make your evaluations for below questions: – Who were the stakeholders and how were they affected by this implementation? – How did you motivate them to change their way of working with your new idea? – How did you produce an appropriate rationale to persuade stakeholders about the benefits of your creative and innovative management idea? (A.C. 3-1) – How did you communicate your idea with stakeholders? (A.C. 3-2) – What were the key goals and targets of your plan, How did you establish your key goals and priorities for implementation? (A.C.3-3)
-How did you get feedback from stakeholders? (A.C.3-3)
Submit your study in max. 3 pages.
Choose one your experiences related with change in which you took part directly or leaded. – Assess the barriers to the implementation of a creative and innovative management idea in your organisation (A.C.4-1) – How did you plan your strategy to overcome identified barriers to the implementation of a creative and innovative management idea in your organisation? (A.C.4-2) – Explain how a strategic plan for overcoming barriers will ensure innovative change to relevant stakeholders in an organisation. (A.C.4-3)
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You should also ensure that you proof read your document, because the above checks do not always pick up every mistake. Use accurate Harvard referencing and include a bibliography. Ensure you are aware of the word limit for the assignment (3000-3500 word limit) and any regulations that apply if you exceed the word limit. Include the total word count at the end of the assignment.
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