The CIPD commissioned the Work and Employment Research Centre (WERC) of the University of Bath School of Management to produce a series of reports around the theme of innovation.
In this third report in the series we turn our attention to what many people would consider as the core of innovation - the production of creative outputs. We look at types of innovative outputs, the human and social resources that firms draw on and the way firms work with external parties to produce these outputs, and the HR practices needed to support them.
In order to do this we draw on our research at iris, an independent creative agency, and Alexander Mann Solutions, who build talent and resourcing capability for clients.
This other reports in the four-part series HR and its role in innovation are: