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Organizational Analysis: Identify an organization you think is particularly creative. It can be a small or large business, a non-profit organization, a club, etc. The organization must be large enough to allow you to identify a collection of ways that the people within the organization work together. Find the factors that make that organization innovative. You can observe the organization in action, conduct interviews or read about the organization.

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Organizational Analysis: Identify an organization you think is particularly creative. It can be a small or large business, a non-profit organization, a club, etc. The organization must be large enough to allow you to identify a collection of ways that the people within the organization work together. Find the factors that make that organization innovative. You can observe the organization in action, conduct interviews or read about the organization. (2-3 written paper)
The organization that I think ia particularly innovative is 3M Company. The company has its headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota, US. The area served by this company is world wide. There is a list of products it sells and each of them has been innovative in nature. The reason why the company is innovative is that it has a history of it being innovative, the company has a culture of being innovative, and the structure of the company is such that it encourages innovation (3M Company 2002), .

Even now in the corporate campus at Maplewood there is an innovation center that shows the products that the company has innovated over the years. When the company began its operations, it mined stones from quarries. The company faced business problems and so its top management encouraged its employees to innovate. The result was that the company ...

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