4.1.5 Summary of key points

This component provides general information about generating ideas. It summarizes why and when this topic is important and emphasizes how to enhance and trigger the generation of ideas by explaining the factors that affect individual, group or organisational creativity. The component highlights the importance of the environment for the generation of ideas and gives suggestions for enhancing it and recommendations on how to avoid killing ideas.

You have learnt why and when stimulating creative solutions in an organisation is recommended and also how the foundations of generating ideas are put together. This component is the first step on your way to developing innovative solutions.