The more trust there is in an organization, the greater the innovation.
A creative mind is highly selective to data.
The culture of an organization is more easily observed and managed than organization climate.
The relationship between most components of an organization's climate and innovation are 'curvi-linear', that is an inverted U-shape. This means that too little or too much of any element can be detrimental to innovation.
Creativity is based on the use of a set of tools and techniques.
Creativity is about the generation of new knowledge and ideas.
The Kirton Adapter-Innovator (KAI) scale is a psycho-metric approach for assessing the level of creativity of individuals. By a series of questions it seeks to identify an individuals attitudes towards originality, attention to detail and following rules.
Entrepreneurs are typically motivated by a high need for achievement (so-called ‘n-Ach’), rather than a general desire to succeed. This behaviour is associated with moderate risk-taking, but not gambling or irrational risk-taking.
A proven method to assist problem defintion is the mind map or spider diagram. This is simply a graphical way to prioritise areas for improvement by identifying the factors that will have the greatest impact.
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