SIR KEN ROBINSON INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY AWARD
The Sir Ken Robinson Innovation and Creativity Award recognises the outstanding initiatives or programs which support and create a culture which stimulates creativity and harnesses innovation.
|CRITERION||DEFINED AS||SUGGESTED EVIDENCE|
|Leadership and Individual Development||The initiative contributes to identification and development of creative and leadership skills at all levels of the organisation.||Evidence examples might include leadership development programs, use of assessment tools to determine capabilities, opportunities for individuals in non-traditional leadership roles to lead innovation projects.|
|Team Effectiveness||The initiative leads to the development and support of teams with the capacity and capability to be inventive.||Evidence examples might include team development exercises, team assessments, cross-functional teams.|
|Organisational Development||The initiative leads to an organisational culture which is open and embracing of innovation.||Evidence examples might include recognition of individuals and teams who have introduced innovative ideas, support (budget or otherwise) of development of such ideas.|
|Employee Consultation||The organisation involves its employees at all levels in seeking solutions in response to organisational challenges.||Focus groups, discussion forums, opportunities for feedback, employee climate surveys etc.|
|CRITERION||DEFINED AS:||SUGGESTED EVIDENCE:|
|Innovation||The initiative is based on/incorporates a new approach to addressing the specific challenge the organisation is facing.||Details of how initiative came about – strategy sessions minutes/ surveys/research etc… i.e. planning minutes, analysis conducted, research carried out, early versions of initiative tabled.|
|Strategic Business Alignment||The program or initiative is aligned with organisational purpose and addresses strategic or business goals of the organisation||Evidence of how program is aligned to strategic/business goals/organisational purpose i.e. organisational strategy, specific business goals, meeting minutes.|
|Sustainable||The outcomes achieved are sustainable and/or replicable|
Evidence that initiative is being rolled out in other areas of the organisation i.e. implementation plan/scheduling
Plans for ongoing use of the initiative i.e. implementation plan/schedule, training, expansion plans.
Results of repeated implementation of initiative i.e. incorporation into policy/procedure/business.
|Measurement, Impact & Outcomes||The program or initiative has addressed the challenge, achieved the desired outcomes and/or positively impacted on the business|
Evidence of improvements and outcomes identifiable as resulting from the program/initiative.
Stakeholder surveys conducted pre/post initiative being introduced i.e. climate survey results, engagement survey results, survey specifically relating to initiative
Budget implications of initiative i.e. cost savings/increased revenue as a result of initiative.
Reporting on initiative results to employees/Board etc. i.e. board paper, newsletter.