Re: Employee Involvement / Prediction Markets
QM, in a past life I held a position known as Suggestion System Administrator with a large Aerospace Manufacturer. Not sure how these type of systems are used these days but I can speak from first hand experience that they pay for themselves, but require a lot of work.
In a way, the Preventive Action aspects of ISO/AS are similar in nature by virtue of the fact that in many systems, the use of the Preventive Action Request is open to all employees.
Many of us think that ideas are like children, our own are the best however, in a diverse culture with a mandate for improvement, organizations need all the help they can get. Management that recognizes this potential well spring of creative ideas will be among the ones that survive.