Moving front-line staff between company locations might be key to boosting innovation

https://workplaceinsight.net/moving-front-line-staff-between-company-locations-might-be-key-to-boosting-innovation/

Participants

  • Philipp Cornelius
    Role: Faculty
    Reference type: Quoted

Media outlets

  • Workplace Insight (Online)

Description

Temporary moves boost creativity according to new research from the RSM, Erasmus University. The study suggests, when front-line employees are exchanged between company sites, they contribute more valuable ideas.Philipp B. Cornelius, university lecturer in technology and operations management at the RSM of Erasmus University, his colleague Fabian J. Sting, professor of digital supply chain innovation at the same business program and Bilal Gokpinar, professor of operations, technology and innovation at the London School of Management base that conclusion on their comprehensive research at an international auto parts supplier.

Temporary moves boost creativity according to new research from the RSM, Erasmus University. The study suggests, when front-line employees are exchanged between company sites, they contribute more valuable ideas.

Philipp B. Cornelius, university lecturer in technology and operations management at the RSM of Erasmus University, his colleague Fabian J. Sting, professor of digital supply chain innovation at the same business program and Bilal Gokpinar, professor of operations, technology and innovation at the London School of Management base that conclusion on their comprehensive research at an international auto parts supplier.