Free Course: What is Innovation?
To test our first definition of innovation, let us look at what is not innovation. Remember, we postulated that innovation means doing things in a new way, or creating new things.
The following activities often play a role at the start of the innovation process. However, none of them represent innovation in its entirety.
» Creativity, whether that be art or creative thinking that leads to new ideas.
» Discovery, including scientific discovery.
Given the above meets our first definition for innovation, we need a better definition for innovation. The definition needs a tweak.
Take a while to reflect on this. Consider the point above, and the previous definitions for innovation. Write down a new definition for innovation, but try to keep it concise.
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