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Stimulating creativity, enabling innovation and supporting entrepreneurship

Stimulating creativity, enabling innovation and supporting entrepreneurship

Coulson-Thomas, Colin (2017) Stimulating creativity, enabling innovation and supporting entrepreneurship. Management Services, 2017 (Summer). pp. 26-29. ISSN 0307-6768

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Abstract

Questioning and challenge, openness and candour, diversity, collaboration, and engaging and learning from the creative arts are all conducive of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. Creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship are inter-related. Creative ideas need to be adopted, implemented and commercialised for innovation to occur which can require entrepreneurial flair. Business leaders need to discuss, consult and consider where creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship are most needed, what they should be applied to and for what purpose, and what their relevance, significance and value might be for customers and prospects. They should also consider whether they should take a wider range of interests into account when deciding when, where and for whom to be creative, innovative and entrepreneurial.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article draws upon position, theme and conference papers prepared by Dr Colin Coulson-Thomas for the Dubai Global Convention 2017 and 27th World Congress on Business Excellence and Innovation and his plenary speech at the event which was held in the Al Ameera Hall of the Hotel The Grand Hyatt, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Creativity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Questioning, Challenge, Directors, Groupthink, Openness, Candour, Diversity, Creative Arts, Commercialising Ideas
Subjects: 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)
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2017 14:46
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/17392

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