Building the human centered organization focused on innovation driven by people and purpose
Engaged Thinking Associates is a training and consulting organization focused on the engagement of intellectual capital--employees, consumers, partners and organizational (knowledge management and learning) systems for purposeful innovation.
We have developed the Engaged Thinking framework based on years of research and experience with our partners to enable organizations to holistically consider the needs of employees, partners and customers across the innovation and product value chains.
Engaged Thinking has as its objectives, purposeful and sustainable innovation that enhances the quality of life for consumers and global communities. The sustainable development goals provide an overarching framework for our innovation models.
Dr. Minna Allarakhia is the founder of Engaged Thinking Associates. She is faculty at the University of Waterloo, Management Sciences Department. Dr. Allarakhia's 20 years of professional experiences encompass open innovation strategy development, knowledge management, designing for the whole consumer, sustainability management and social innovation with focus on the base of the pyramid. She is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brown University.