Sean Dyche says he will not be too rigid in his approach to pulling Burnley out of the mire and feels the foundations are there for success.
The Clarets enjoyed a superb 2017-18 season as they finished seventh to qualify for the Europa League.
They played six matches in the summer but fell at the final hurdle when trying to qualify for the Europa League group stage and it seems to have taken its toll.
Despite denying that the tournament has affected the players, Dyche has been unable to inspire his charges domestically, with the Lancashire club rock bottom of the top-flight table with just one point from five games.
It is all a far cry from last season and the 47-year-old is prepared to bring new ideas on board in an attempt to stop the bleeding.
“You’ve got to be open minded about what you are doing. Are the players still excited by the challenge?,” he said.
“But the balance is not going too far away. We’ve build a lot of good things over the past five and a half years.”
Burnley welcome Bournemouth to Turf Moor on Saturday before winnable games against Cardiff and Huddersfield. It has been a tough start but Dyche will not be ripping up his coaching manual to start afresh.
“You’ve got to remember that there’s a lot of good work goes on here,” he added.
“It’s adding in things, to find the right balance. It’s definitely not restarting in that sense.”
Burnley are 2.88 to pick up all three points this weekend while the Cherries can be backed at 2.50 an the draw at 3.30.