The Creative Spark – How Will Innovation be Affected by the Absence of a Watercooler?

Prof Esther Tippmann, Professor of Strategy, Leadership and Change, J. E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway

Date 16 Dec 2021

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Esther Tipmann reminds us of the critical role of human skills and competences; while technology platforms to support innovative work in an online or hybrid setting have improved, they are not yet able to replace the casual cognitive synergies and frictions that occur when being present in the same place.