Posted By: Bala

When we think of innovation, we immediately assume this is about bringing in technology, certainly in this age of digital, artificial intelligence, and robots. Often we forget that HR has a key role in creating, maintaining, and managing skills orientated towards innovation. Also, honing these skills and guaranteeing their sustainability goes through generating a culture of innovation which again needs HR’s championship. With that in mind, Innovation Minds created a simple 7-part Corporate HR Assessment, which will give you:

  1. A temperature check on where you are at in your hire to retire journey in the HR maturity scale.
  2. A deeper look into where your organization excels when it comes to corporate HR.
  3. Areas of opportunity to explore further and a recommended starting point around how to create or accelerate your corporate HR initiatives.

It is designed to help stakeholders understand how they’re doing with their program and identify opportunities for improving and scaling, all based on our unique expertise in working with multiple companies to kick-start and grow their HR/Innovation efforts. The tool will assess if HR leaders are truly building successful programs and optimizing every stage of the talent lifecycle: hire, development, and retention of top talents.

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What and how we assess corporate HR programs?

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How the scores are calculated by our assessment?

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The above exercise is pretty quick. It can be completed by any stakeholder in about 15-30 minutes and results in a visual way to represent where one’s Innovation Program technology sits in comparison to industry benchmarks. Additionally, it can be completed by multiple individuals within an organization to calibrate a mutual understanding between their collective Innovation Program departments and/or other internal stakeholders. Maturity (scale of 1 to 10) is explained below.

    1. Just realized – Process not in place, however, there is a realization of the need.
    2. Initial (chaotic, ad hoc, individual heroics) – the starting point for use of a new or undocumented repeat process.
    3. Repeatable – the process is at least documented sufficiently such that repeating the same steps may be attempted.
    4. Defined – the process is defined/confirmed as a standard business process.
    5. Capable – the process is quantitatively managed in accordance with agreed-upon metrics.
    6. Efficient – process management includes deliberate process optimization/improvement.
    7. Innovator – Started challenging status-quo and incremental innovation started at the edges.
    8. Disruptor – The tangible impact of the innovation has been proven, started institutionalizing the sustainable.
    9. Market leader – You are nailing it.
    10. World-class – The true north of all.

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Your final Report would be:

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** Blue bar represents Innovation Minds benchmark baselined from 25+ companies we worked with, and the black line represents where you may stand.

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Wondering what’s your HR Innovation Score?

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