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Accelerating Resilience in Innovation Consulting: A Practical Framework

Runch, Michelle and Ciccarelli, Juliana (2024) Accelerating Resilience in Innovation Consulting: A Practical Framework. [MRP]

Item Type: MRP
Creators: Runch, Michelle and Ciccarelli, Juliana

In the rapidly evolving business landscape, the imperative for organizations to foster innovation while ensuring resilience has never been more critical. This Major Research Project delves into the intricate dynamics between innovation consultants and their clients, proposing a set of foundational principles aimed at cultivating resilience within this context.

Drawing from a blend of expert insights, practical experiences, and a comprehensive review of existing literature, this research outlines a two-domain
framework: one focusing on the internal resilience of innovation consulting firms themselves, and the other on the resilience fostered through their engagement with clients, particularly within the “project contact interface”.

The study introduces principles such as Tailored Alignment, Intellectual Empowerment, Narrative Engagement, and Aspirations-Aligned Success Metrics, each designed to address specific challenges and leverage opportunities for building resilience. These principles are not only intended to enhance the adaptability and robustness of client organizations but also ensure that the consulting firms themselves embody the resilience they advocate for.

Date: 4 May 2024
Uncontrolled Keywords: Innovation, Resilience, Consulting, Principles in Consulting, Human-Centered Design,Adaptability, Client Organizations, Innovation Framework, Change Management,Project Design,Organizational Design, Learning Organization, Business Management
Divisions: Graduate Studies > Strategic Foresight and Innovation
Date Deposited: 06 May 2024 20:12
Last Modified: 06 May 2024 20:12
URI: https://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/4396

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