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Creativity, innovation and the board

Creativity, innovation and the board

Coulson-Thomas, Colin (2017) Creativity, innovation and the board. Dubai Global Convention 2017 / 27th World Congress on Business Excellence and Innovation, Souvenir, 18-20 April 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Institute of Directors, India, New Delhi, India.

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Abstract

Creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship are increasingly important for sustaining relevance and corporate success in the contemporary business environment, and there are steps that directors and boards can take to support them. They are inter-related and all three are required for effective responses. Leaders need to understand the factors that help and hinder them and, in particular, the importance of openness, diversity and creative environments. Creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship need to be relevant and affordable for customers. They can also benefit wider society by addressing employment and other challenges.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Submitted for publication in souvenir book to accompany the Dubai Global Convention 2017 and 27th World Congress on Business Excellence and Innovation held in Dubai from 18th to 20th April 2017.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Creativity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Boards of Directors, Innovation Management, Openness, Diversity, Assimilating Diversity, Encouraging greater diversity, Human resources management, Helps and Hinders, Establishing creative environments, Focusing creativity and innovation, Employment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of Human Resources & Organisational Behaviour
Faculty of Business > Leadership & Organisational Behaviour Research Group (LOB)
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Last Modified: 08 May 2017 17:39
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/16792

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