All companies like to believe they're innovative, but few bring that trait to the forefront. This paper presents five best practices for creating a culture of innovation in a marketing organization: 1) try and develop a culture where all members of staff are encouraged to create their own ideas; 2) establish a diverse team, not always with backgrounds in obvious disciplines; 3) establish a process for generating insight, and empower people to spread it throughout the organisation; 4) take risks, and learn from successes and mistakes; and 5) utilize market research and other analytical tools, as well as face-to-face meetings, to better understand customers.
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Inside today's most resourceful marketing organizations, the resounding drumbeat for more innovation has become deafening. “The only way to survive is to be innovative,” admits Warwick Stirling, the global director...