ENGAGEMENT AND APPRECIATIVE IN DEVELOPMENT
Organization: addiction and living care for clients. Challenge: create a more empowered self directed organization based on a result driven care culture.
Organization: addiction and living care for clients. Challenge: create a more empowered self directed organization based on a result driven care culture. Role: Introducing and actively working on employee empowerment through appreciative inquiry (AI). Keywords: teamwork, result driven, participation, ownership, experimenting, mini-team concept. We organize large scale meetings at all levels, working bottom-up with building trust.
Organization: health care assurance company. Challenge: start-up of a new and flex work culture. Role: introducing a variety of smart and flexible workplace cultural aspects as a first step in redesigning their office building.
Organization: security force. Challenge: getting more acquainted with creative thinking, co-creating, service management. Role: introducing new views on social innovative organizing, sharing knowledge, and co-create with stakeholders on behalf of their new information management department. A first step in the process of transformation from a local to a national organization.
Challenge: more participation and co-creation with citizens. Role: developing and facilitating citizen engagement programs, participation processes, and neighbourhood empowerment and renewal.
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SMART AND ENGAGING CITIES
Think tank role for city innovation agendas and currently developing a dynamic and an engaging City Platform with several partners.
BRIDGING INNOVATION 010
An umbrella term for our activities in the city of Rotterdam to foster/enhance innovation, entrepreneurship and social business.
Urban program on behaviour and mobility challenges regarding smart work and commuting in collaboration with local based companies, students and governments.
LIVING LEARNING LABS
Challenge: better education, more real life cases, more continuity in learning spaces, and giving back to the city by creating better neighbourhoods. Role: initiator and partner in a research proposal ‘Combining education and long term action research for city labs’.
Working with partners on a unique city area M4H and Delfshaven in Rotterdam with the focus on eco-system thinking regarding cross-over, learning, working, living, health, finance, and resilience opportunities. The area is pioneering in next economy practice.
Waste water clusters - Challenge: creating more value of waste water. Role: co-creation projects and research on the re-use of water and the ‘golden’ extracts: making profit with ‘waste’.
Landscape preservation - Role: research on non-traditional revenue and business models.
Learning program for innovation cluster advisers - Role: designing and executing the program.
SMART REGION MONITOR
Developing a Smart Region Monitor - Role: research in measuring the underlying factors that increase the capacity of regions to be innovative; factors that mobilize localized creativity into regional innovation. The monitor is aimed at achieving social and sustainable benefits for regions and society as a whole. This means the monitor can be used as an instrument in developing new policies as well in executing policies (e.g. in granting subsidies).
HRM network - Role: knowledge partner and fuelling role on social innovation. It's a collaborating network of approximately 50 regional companies and major employers joining their HRM/HRD expertise.
Co-positioning regional creative industry and connecting the creative world with business partners challenging innovative crossovers.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the state of North Rhine Westphalia has faced a challenge by creating the instruments ‘Potenzialberatung NRW’ and ‘Bildungcheck NRW’.
And started the program: 'The quality of consulting processes concerning employability promotion of small and medium sized businesses and their employees – European exchange and comparison'. TSI FOUNDATION was one of the international partners and member of this good practice program.
EUWIN - EUROPEAN WORKPLACE INNOVATION NETWORK
The European Commission in its reinforced EU Industrial Policy has made workplace innovation a priority to boost the competitiveness of our economy. EUWIN will concentrate on the promotion, resourcing, up-scaling and use of the workplace innovation concept in the whole of Europe. TSI FOUNDATION is signatory to the Dortmund-Brussels Position Paper on Workplace Innovation and ambassador for the EUWIN-network.
RESEARCH PROGRAMS & PARTNERSHIPS
TSI FOUNDATION is in dialogue with several potential partners for several international programs. The MOVABLE^LAB concept opens many ways to engage and to contribute to a more concrete learning space and long term action research.
Partnering in EU proposals in the EUSIL HORIZON 2020 program with Universities, NGO's, Research bodies, Social Enterprises, Associations, SME's, Think Thanks, Policy Planners from EU counties to discover, analyze, connect and upscale social innovation EU.
Also partnering in a proposal ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures: developing our knowledge of the urban condition and sustainable development through creation and testing of new methods, tools, and technologies required to overcome current economic, social, and environmental challenges. ENSUF is supported by the European Commission and funded under the Horizon 2020 ERA-NET Cofund scheme.
We strive to do good on all levels - the organizational, the regional, the European and the global - in finding and creating new ways towards a better world. We support initiatives and collaborate with partners where we can in our field.
Our MOVABLE^LAB label is an example for these learning spaces, and made tot foster social innovation and co*creation. We use Social Alchemy as a new approach in dynamic blended learning and create spaces to play for change and development.
We are often invited as creative new contributors or as re-thinkers on all levels concerning challenges and wicked problems. And at other times just as a sparring partner to make common issues more special by adding a different scope or perspective.
THINK TANK STRATEGIC URBAN PLAN
Exploring and materialising ideas and opportunities in different ways regarding the scope and fase.
REPORT 'THE POWER OF SOCIAL INNOVATION'
The Dutch Strategic Advisory Council AWTI considers social innovation as a collective term for contemporary initiatives targeted people and organizations on innovative solutions to social problems. Social innovation starts with individuals and organizations who see a social problem and the plan conceived to do something about it. This could develop into a broad effort by various parties and people, think of citizens, entrepreneurs and scientists. It could be local initiatives, but also to complex partnerships at national or international level. TSI FOUNDATION was one of the table partners discussing and rethinking definitions, terms and good practice.
THINK TANK PROGRAM MOBILITY
We organized several think tank sessions with stakeholders to look at different perspectives for short term and future regional and urban mobility solutions during a regional Mobility Program.
RESEARCH ON URBAN THEMES, VISUALISING DIALOGUE AND DATA, AND URBAN ENGAGEMENT
SOCIAL IMPACT MOVABLE^LAB
The outcomes of the MOVABLE^LAB local and EU activities in terms of solutions, scenarios, useful insights or directions of action will be handed over to the organizations or governments that brought in their challenges. All together this means that there is a multiple level outcome.
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Social innovation is one of the most dynamic, expansive forces in the world today. TSI FOUNDATION Research Fund is an excellent vehicle for pre-proposal efforts and for needed creative explorations. We would like to invite you to fund our research activities and our work with students and researchers. In combination with our collaboration network there will be a more than interesting spin-off for all involved. Please contact us for funding, partnership, for more information, or donate directly: