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Organizational Future, Change and Innovation

Skip to: Organizational Change | Innovation “What do you see as the future of your organization?” We put every CDC’s response into a program that took the most frequent words and enlarged them.   “We need to be the place where immigrants and others come to get hooked in and connected to the community.” “We...

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Organizational Change

About one in ten (15%) CDCs have recently considered consolidating or merging with another organization, but very few – one in fifty (2%) – recently considered dissolution. Both categories are down compared to 2008, perhaps because those organizations already consolidated or dissolved. The majority of CDCs considering merging stated it was for cost savings and the...

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Innovation

The survey asked organizations if they had developed any new strategies that were innovative. New partnerships were frequently listed as the force behind innovation. Safety: We hire secondary employment police officers to patrol off hours to be a visible presence in the community. They wear uniform and are in patrol cars. We aren’t at the point...