In a recent news article at the San Angelo Standard-Times, they look at how employees can contribute to the innovation process. With the standard minimum wage rising to $7.25 at the end of the month, many smaller companies are going to have to find a way to make up the costs in an already cash-strapped economy. The new article suggests looking to these employees for innovative ideas. Those who are receiving minimum wage are often the ones who work with the customers and hear feedback frequently about the products and services they are selling. They could have a plethora of ideas that could lead to new, innovative products or procedures that could be innovative options for your company.
Where can innovation come from?