The aim of our study on innovation culture was to find out what highly innovative companies are doing to promote innovation in their organizations and how they have created business and work structures to do so. More than 300 academic studies were evaluated for the study. The questions were as follows:
Where do new ideas come from in the company? How are ideas generated in the company?
- Organizational structure: How does the company ensure that new ideas can develop within the organization? How does the company ensure that new ideas do not get stuck in the structure?
- Leadership style: How do managers motivate their employees to think creatively? What are the key leadership principles within the organization?
- Employees: Which employees does the company hire? How does the company ensure diversity within the teams? In what environment do employees work?
- Tools and methods: What kind of methods does the company use to generate new ideas?
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