Essay on Create an Innovation

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Create an Innovation
ENT-430-O102
06/29/2014
Create an Innovation
Innovation is “the process of translating an idea or invention into a good or service that creates value or for which customers will pay (www.businessdictionary.com, 2014).” In this paper, the identification of an innovation, and plan for implementing the innovation, in the current workplace that I am working for, will be described in full detail. The innovative product that will be introduced to the workplace is called the “Freedom Walker”. How many individuals get tired of sitting down all day at a desk?
Another complaint that is heard, quite often within the organizations is, “I am overweight and I do not have the time to make it to the gym.” Well, now
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Reseachers suggest that prolonged sitting is bad for one’s health (Neporent, 2013). There have been scientists that compare prolonged sitting to smoking (Neporent, 2013).
The Freedom Walker should help every individual begin to feel fit and begin to have a more positive attitude (Neporent, 2013). This change in attitude and in oneself, should turn the customer service support percentages toward the positive. The innovation process is going to be an incremental innovation. As stated above the process will begin with the CEO and upper management. Once the change is seen in those areas, then the process will begin to trickle down the totem pole as it has been heard.
So, as the article states by the incremental innovation web page, “Slow and Steady Wins the Race (Innovation Management Community for Practitioners, 2014).” Incremental change is not about making a change happen instantly (Innovation Management Community for Practitioners, 2014). “The reason incremental innovation is so popular, is because it has reduced risk in comparison to radical innovation (Innovation Management Community for Practitioners, 2014).” Furthermore, once a business has a manufactured good up and running it tends to have built up substantial amount of human capital and competencies so the business may as well dedicate time to creating it better or reducing costs (Innovation Management Community for Practitioners, 2014).
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