Dipl. Industrial Eng. Volker Lippitz is Senior Consultant at the Technology and Innovation Consultancy INVENSITY. He is Head of the Center of Excellence Systematic Innovation. He has worked for many international companies on innovation projects for more than 10 years. His focus lies on the efficient and systematic generation of innovations and he is author of several systematic innovation methodologies and articles.

The Innovative Employee: Traits, Knowledge and Company Culture

How can a companies’ ability to innovate be improved?All innovation activity can be traced back to the behavior of employees. That makes the employee the center point of attention, if you want to improve your innovation ability. This article is built around the question: Which personal abilities and traits as well as organizational culture enable an employee to be innovative?