Enhancing and Leveraging Potential for Innovation

  • V. Kovaichelvan
Conference paper


In a highly competitive environment, developing talent with an orientation for innovation is becoming one of the key challenges for organizations. Talent management processes need considerable improvement in defining, assessing and enhancing potential of employees, and then building their capacity for innovation. Research shows that there are three factors, namely, aspiration, ability and engagement, that determine the potential of people. Ability comprises two factors, namely, innate ability and learned skills. This chapter recommends an approach to build capacity for innovation by selecting employees for innate ability and then engaging them to learn the skills.


Engineering Education Innate Ability Sustainable Competitive Advantage Idea Orientation Trait Score 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management of StudiesAnna UniversityCoimbatoreIndia

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