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In most cases Leaders and Managers are instructed to be more creative and innovative, yet most are uncomfortable or ill−equipped with this mandate as they haven’t been trained in Innovation — unlike scientists or engineers.

“Innovation includes all activities directed to changing the things that the organisation does or the way it does it” (Handy 1999).

So, it’s important to note what sets businesses apart — competitive advantage. As such Innovation cannot be just a buzzword, a hot topic being kicked about by unqualified leaders if it’s to be taken seriously in an organisation. If this is the case, it is destined to fail.

On that note, let’s