Centre for Social Innovation in the Netherlands
Post on 15-Jul-2015
NCSI: Center of Social innovation in the Netherlands
Social innovation: some quotesThe enhancement of labour productivity, better use of talent within organisations and enhancemant of fun at work.
A stimulating working climate will improve workers pleasure and performance.
If you give more voice to the workers, for example about their working time schedule, the organisations performance will improve.
NCSI Organisation structure 2 employers- associations 2 unions 2 universities 1 knowledge institute
big firms . unions commercial consultants agencies universities knowledge institutes Knowledge-platformProgramm CouncilInnovation platformBoardProjectteamProjects&NetworksNCSIMP
Financial structureGovernment support (3 departments)Support of founding fathers (boardmembers) in money and kindContribution of members programmcouncil and knowledge platformPayed projects or assistance (consultancy)
NCSI Roles, activities and target groups Action center: realise projects with organisationsDemand driven start en organise projectsExperiments & monitoring Examples: bottom-up innovation, management on the base of trust, selfsceduling, employe 2.0, ICT&labour, manage flexibel labour.Aimed also at regions & branches of tradeKnowledge center: gather and spread knowledge D-base (cases, literature, surveys, labour agreements); Seminars, Courses and conferences; Knowledge groups; NCSI Academy; Trainee-programm; PublicationsFocus on intermediary groups (consultants, trainers, employers organisations and unions) Lobbying, agenda-setting, influence on politics
Key supporters/drivers for social innovationVisionairy management (individuals)Collective labour agreements (some, growing)Consultants& trainers (the good ones)Subsidy: ESF (?)National, such as: Innovation vouchers for branches of trade (till now: focus on technology)Innovation platform programm (yet to start)
Willing but potential?Employers organisationsUnions