That was the key message delivered today at University College Dublin by Dr Trish Gorman, a leading business strategy consultant, when she delivered the keynote address at the InterTradeIreland 2014 All-Island Innovation Conference.
The title of her
address was 'Disruptive Tendencies: Harnessing the Innovation Potential of Your Team.'
Dr Gorman is a former Dean of the Jack Welch Management Institute and a former Academic Director of the Global Consulting Practicum at the Wharton Graduate School of Business.
A featured speaker at the World Innovation Forum her
industry expertise has been applied in health care, education, energy, professional services, banking/insurance, and manufacturing sectors around the globe.
Speaking during the conference Dr Gorman
said, "To effectively harness the innovation potential of your teams, you cannot just rely on creativity and determination.
During this conference, Dr Gorman
has provided important insights on how firms can enhance their capabilities to include disruptive innovation."
Dr Gorman's innovation lecture has highlighted that for such partnerships to be successful requires our researchers and our partners to work as a team to harness the maximum innovation potential to deliver significant impact for the economy and society."