APPLIED GROUP CONCEPT MAPPING is a process that translates key insights from your smart people into powerful action plans to achieve business goals. It is made streamlined, cost effective, and now available powered by CS Global MAX™ a robust, cloud based software developed by Concept Systems, Inc.
The process methodology goes beyond the limits of standard research tools by combining the best practices into a process that literally translates unstructured data to key ACTION-ORIENTED INSIGHTS that feed directly into STRATEGIC PLANS.
WHY USE APPLIED GROUP CONCEPT MAPPING?
There are many ways to use APPLIED GROUP CONCEPT MAPPING. Here are just a few:
Feed high value action-oriented inputs into your strategic plan.
Develop bigger, better ideas for profitable growth.
Discover risks, even the less obvious ones, as inputs to contingency plans.
Improve employee satisfaction, attract talent, and create a top place to work.
The Applied Group Concept Mapping process and framework are flexible with many applications.
APPLIED GROUP CONCEPT MAPPING generates valued-added action-oriented insights that are used as inputs into strategic planning, risk assessment, and employee satisfaction initiatives.
How are insights generated?
First: The project is goal is summarized in a FOCUS PROMPT. The focus prompt is very important. It is the stimulus for providing ideas that are focused around the matter at hand.
Second: Participants are asked to GENERATE IDEAS, as many as they can think of, in response to the prompt.
Third: Participants, individually SORT or group ideas that are related to each other into clusters.
Fourth: Participants, individually value or RATE each idea on various attributes, such as, importance, feasibility, agreement, frequency.
Last: Sorting and rating data is ANALYZED to generate various maps, views, reports and results. The process results in ACTION-ORIENTED INSIGHTS as direct inputs to your planning initiate.
HOW IT WORKS
APPLIED GROUP CONCEPT MAPPING
The easy 4-phase process is facilitator-led, by your trained staff, or an INSIGHTOVATION Consultant. There are flexible training and service packages that will provide the level of support your project needs.
There are two main roles to conduct an APPLIED GROUP CONCEPT MAPPING project:
Organizations often define other common supporting roles as appropriate. Use a RACI responsibility assignment matrix help discern the function of different roles within a project.