Can learning professionals train people to be innovative? The answer is yes.
Innovation has everything to do with something new. In competitive business situations, success often comes to the best innovators. It may seem strange, but we can learn about innovation - making something new - by studying innovations and innovative methods from the past.
There are two basic types of innovation. The first, type I, does happen, but rarely. Type I is "something new under the sun." And new thi