Increasing business complexity demands increased innovation, which is a catalyst for growth and success. Innovation does not mean inventing; business innovation is an organisational process for introducing new ideas, workflows, methodologies, services or products. In other words, creation and the capturing of new value in new ways.
Innovating means that the actions required to deliver this value must be new to the company. So innovation requires change. Obstacles to innovation, as with obstacles to change, put the performance of an organisation at risk.
Adaptability: Demonstrates flexibility and open-mindedness when faced with changes in work, expectations and environment
Emotional Intelligence: Blending emotions and thinking to make optimal decisions.
Navigating Change: Demonstrates adaptability and resilience in response to changing work environment and demands.
Problem Solving and Decision Making: Uses analysis, wisdom, experience, and logical methods to make effective decisions and solve difficult problems; appropriately incorporates multiple inputs to establish shared ownership and effective action.
Strategic Agility: Continuously adjusts and adapts strategic direction in core business and builds innovative ways to create value. Anticipates future consequences and trends accurately; brings creative ideas to market; recognises strategic opportunities for change; creates competitive and breakthrough strategies