Assignment 3 Understanding Innovation And Change In An Organisation

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Understanding innovation and change in an organisation Chelsea Jenkins TGY4907 Gower College Swansea 068860 Contents Introduction – pg 3 Understand innovation and change in an organisation – pg 4 Understand how to plan, monitor and review the implementation and communication of innovation and change in an organisation – pg Understand the effects of innovation and change on people and teams in an organisation – pg Introduction I work for Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. ABMU Health Board was formed on 1st October 2009 as a result of a reorganisation within the NHS in Wales and consists of the former Local Health Boards for Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend. The Health Board covers a…show more content…
Funding is also getting tighter in the current economic climate. Innovation may be linked to positive changes in efficiency, productivity, quality and competitiveness, among other factors. Benefits of innovation could be the improvement in the workforce. By improving the workforce an organisation will benefit from increased productivity and improved morale and lower staff turnover. Employees will feel more valued which therefore increases motivation. This is beneficial to employers because it provides the organisation with knowledgeable, reliable staff who will have a more positive contribution to the needs of the organisation. Staff are a valuable source of innovation, even if it is not expected as a major part of their job. An innovative work environment means being creative and try new techniques. As Albert Einstein said “if you always do what you’ve always done, you will get what you’ve always got.” A benefit of change in the organisation would be it promotes creative ways of thinking, so that ideas can be developed to keep the organisation fresh and exciting. Change breaks monotony so that people are re-energised and so the interest in the job increases. Change in the workforce brings out the true colours of employees. Those that have a positive attitude and work hard to cope with the differences in their work environment are people that a company wants to keep so that overall

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