The talent acquisition wishlist is clear innovative thinking is a key requirement of directors looking for senior management ready to embrace change and harness new ideas. The strategic goal is to institutionalise innovation, make it integral to the organisation and thereby achieve longterm competitive advantage. But experience suggests that 'owning' innovation is easier said than done.
Diversity brings in more revenue, makes for happier customers, and, ultimately, builds more sustainable businesses.
There's growing recognition among Africa's most sought-after employers that diversity is a key driver of performance. In fact, the business case for diversity is a compelling one, as an increasing number of global studies are highlighting a clear link between greater diversity and improved financial results.
Why 2017 is the year to finally build a strong innovation culture in your business
‘Own’ innovation and build it into the organisational culture, writes Annelize van Rensburg