Employees can be a wonderful source for great ideas and innovations for your business. Encouraging your employees to share their ideas can prove beneficial to your business growth. Do your employees work in an “idea-friendly” company and contribute new ideas regularly?
If you want to ensure that your company is indeed idea friendly, consider embracing the following general principles:
- Reward employees who suggest ideas
- Solicit feedback from everyone across your company to identify ideas with the greatest staying power.
- Use a variety of techniques to generate ideas such as brainstorming meetings, suggestion boxes, implementing an open door policy, etc.