Solve common organizational challenges through design thinking.
While every workplace is unique, many organizations face common challenges in areas such as internal communication, employee engagement, and organizational culture. These internal problems can reduce productivity and efficiency, and cause your organization or business to not live up to its full potential. Through researching and leading design thinking training and innovation workshops for employee experience challenges, we’ve learned strategies and techniques to help businesses create their own solutions to their own problems and promote a healthier and more productive workplace.
Common Organizational Obstacles
If you’re facing any of the following challenges, you may be interested in innovation and design thinking that can help you learn how to better collaborate and ideate solutions to overcome organizational obstacles.
- Lack of communication and collaboration
- Disorganized hierarchy
- Missing feedback loop
- Leadership and management challenges
- Unfocused onboarding processes
- Decreased employee engagement
- Weak organizational culture
- Inability to innovate or adapt to market changes
- Working remotely collaboratively
Design Thinking to Understand and Improve the Employee Experience
Innovation is not just for product or service development. Instead, the methodology can be applied to other organizational challenges when design thinking for HR and redesigning the employee experience. You can use design thinking methods, mindsets, and techniques to re-envision your workspace and overcome the main issues your organization is facing day-to-day. You can apply specific design thinking activities to understand your employees and their journey to and through your organization like persona creation and journey mapping. Design thinking can improve anything from onboarding training processes to workspace changes following the COVID-19 pandemic. It can also help you adapt to better utilizing remote working software tools like Zoom and Miro to collaborate and innovate with your team, wherever you may be working.
Innovation training can also help improve you and your team’s skillsets in key areas such as adaptability and creative problem solving. These critical innovation skills for the future are viewed by top organizations as the most important 21st century job skills you can possess! If you haven’t received training or development of these critical skills, how can you or others in your organization respond to the rapid change of pace and thrive in the future of work? Employees at all levels can benefit from these higher stages of learning and training workshops.
Through our innovative design thinking workshops, we’ll teach you the mindsets and process by applying it to a real-life challenge your organization is facing. By engaging with management and employees, you can begin to see the possibilities of real change occurring in every area of your business or organization. Contact us online to get started designing your training session, or browse through our online courses today.