Innovation at the top

Banigan, John
April 2004
CMA Management;Apr2004, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p49
Trade Publication
This article discusses governmental initiatives and plan in supporting innovation in Canadian organization. It was supposed that to build a more productive economy, it is required that Canadian should be well equipped with the right skill so that businesses and individuals be ready to take advantage of new opportunities and that they can offer an attractive environment for investors and entrepreneurs to ensure better fiscal health of the country. It reports that in October 1994, the then Canadian finance minister Paul Martin released a document entitled "A New Framework for Economic Policy." The central theme of this document was that more and better jobs for Canadians can only flow from sustained economic growth. The key to stronger growth is increased productivity through more innovation and efficient combinations of people, ideas, capital and resources.


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