Beyond Continual Improvement: Structured Innovation for Revolutionary Results
The methods of Continual Improvement are applicable for maximizing the designed capability of organizational processes and performance. But, what happens if an organization needs to operate beyond its currently designed performance limits? In this case it requires innovation. Innovation is a natural extension of Continual Improvement which focuses on incremental improvement. This presentation presents an integrated way to combine the outputs of the IAQ Continual improvement Model with a compatible structured approach to innovation as a means to organize the design of that create higher levels of competitive organizational performance in the future.
Gregory H. Watson, Past-President and an Honorary Member of the International Academy for Quality.