If creativity is the number one factor of success, why are so many companies unknowingly preventing it? This is the question asked by Catherine Courage, a design leader who wants to bridge the creativity gap in the workplace.
"Innovation champions resource research and development effectively, form cross-functional innovation teams and provide a work environment which attracts and retains talent."
Whether it’s creating new products or finding new ways to grab customers’ attention, creativity is the backbone of innovation, and in the workplace, it is more important than ever to stay competitive. Companies struggling to push for innovation should not underestimate the creativity of their workforce. We share 3 ways to encourage employees to share their brilliance and feel confident they will be heard.
Innovation leadership is not just an innate talent, but it can be selected at the hiring level and developed within an appropriate company culture, according to innovation management expert Jean-Philippe Deschamps in his latest book ‘Innovation Leaders: How Senior Executives Stimulate, Steer and Sustain Innovation’.
In what he calls an era of “always-on” transformation, organisational change expert Jim Hemerling outlines five strategic imperatives, all of which have one thing in common: putting people first.