Managing Innovation is a specifically applied system that allows, encourages, and supports each person to be creative, fulfilling God’s intention for us participate in continuing creation. It gives an opportunity to create and develop above and beyond system improvements, which we talk about in the section on Managing Systems and Stewardship Planning (specifically related to Strategic Initiatives).
As with Training, Education, and Development; Managing Innovation helps fulfill the purpose for work, cultivating an atmosphere and culture for people to express and exercise their God-given creativity.
We use the general Managing Innovation system to fulfill the purpose of Innovation, monitoring its performance and learning and improving along the way. We have developed associated activities and tools in each of the process steps and decision gates.
A Fulfilled Purpose
Managing Innovation provides the system that creates ideas, develops them, and implements them, producing new things and new ways of doing things that align with and help the organization better fulfill its purpose. It also provides a stewardship approach to ideas and wise decision-making regarding those ideas.