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Framework of the culture of innovation : a revisit

Wan Ismail, Wan Khairuzzaman and Abd. Majid, R. (2007) Framework of the culture of innovation : a revisit. Jurnal Kemanusiaan (9). pp. 38-49. ISSN 1675-1930

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Abstract

Innovation is a complex and multifaceted phenomenon and is influenced by many factors. It may be an environment or a culture - almost spiritual force - that exists in a company which drives value creation. From an organizational point of view, culture has multiple elements which can serve to supplement an organization's capability towards innovation. Thus, inculcating a culture of innovation is seen as a vital requirement to provide organizations with necessary ingredients to innovate. Different approaches have been implemented with the aim of capturing a framework thriving under enabling conditions and in an atmosphere of receptivity. However, most of the work thus far focuses only on particular elements of culture of innovation. This conceptual paper draws upon a wide range of theoretical and empirical models to deduce a holistic framework. The resulted framework includes human factors and cultural-based determinants which are always dynamic and contextual. Ultimately, the paper emphasizes the importance of a broad framework which covers the interconnected dimensions in generating a culture of innovation

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:innovation culture, top management, organizational factors
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions:Management and Human Resource Development (Formerly known)
ID Code:8223
Deposited By: Norshiela Buyamin
Deposited On:02 Apr 2009 03:23
Last Modified:05 Jan 2014 08:11

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