November 8th 2013

Executive Summary: HR’s Contribution to Creativity and Innovation

Building on our 2012 International Conference in Athens, this executive summary of our full research paper explores the particular contribution that HR professionals can make to develop an organisation culture that supports creativity and innovation. It also features findings from a recent CRF member survey, determining the HR function’s active involvement in the support of creativity and innovation within organisations.
This executive summary covers topic including:

• Defining the different concepts of creativity and innovation in an organisational context
• The importance of creativity and innovation to today’s business environments
• The HR function’s role in developing organisational capability in creativity and innovation
• CRF’s survey results on how HR supports creativity and innovation today
• Developing an innovation culture
• Developing innovation strategy that has an impact business-wide
• How organisational agility can support creativity and innovation strategies
• How HR can align creativity and innovation capability strategies with business objectives

Here, you can download and view the report’s executive summary. The full report on HR’s contribution to creativity and innovation is accessible for CRF members only. If you are not a member and are interested in discussing membership, please contact Richard Hargreaves on richard@crforum.co.uk.

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