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Organisations and innovations

Competence

We support productivity, safety and well-being in your organisation. Our solutions enhance renewal and sustainable development of organisations and work. We utilise behavioural sciences, business economics and industrial management. We always customise our approach to the development needs of our customer. We are continuously developing new methods to tackle the diverse and continuously emerging challenges of working life.

Challenges

The continuous change of the operational and business environment – tightening competition, globalisation and developing technology – places great demands on organisations. Organisations are expected to be resilient and able to change. The competence and methods of personnel’s should be constantly developed and updated in order to maintain capability in a new situation. The following tools and actions all help organisations manage these challenges: investing in organisational analyses, working practice and culture assessments and new development methods.

Solutions

We apply various approaches to the operations of organisations according to the needs of our customers. For example, we study and develop organisations from the following perspectives:

  • Daily work
  • Collaboration and communication
  • Leadership and management
  • Competence development
  • Safety
  • Utilisation of technology
  • Productivity

Our competence covers several areas of organisation, safety and innovation management research, including organisational models, safety management and human factors, innovation and change management, management of distributed activity and analysis and development of new practices.

  • Participative change strategies
  • Developmental impact evaluation in renewal of organisations
  • Analyses of barriers and prerequisites for change practices
  • Safety culture assessment
  • Incident and accident analyses methods
  • High-technology based operations models
  • Organisational implementation of new technology
  • Evaluation of service capability and culture
  • Design and implementation of new business model
  • Development of new management system and leadership practices
  • Models, processes and methods for product and service development, management of patent portfolio
  • Understanding of value creation, value-based business and pricing models

References and merits

  • Our customers include both private and public sector actors, SMEs and large companies in the technology sector, process, forest and maritime industries, public and private health care, R&D institutes and authorities.
  • About 25 researcher and senior researchers are working in the area


Additional information

Maaria Nuutinen
Senior Research Scientist
+358 20 722 6758

Magnus Simons
Senior Research Scientist
+358 20 722 6528

Additional information

Maaria Nuutinen
Senior Research Scientist
+358 20 722 6758

Magnus Simons
Senior Research Scientist
+358 20 722 6528