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Difference Between Creativity and Innovation
« on: June 20, 2019, 12:01:27 PM »
Difference Between Creativity and Innovation

Definition of Creativity
Creativity is the characteristic of a person to generate new ideas, alternatives, solutions, and possibilities in a unique and different way.Creativity is the ability to conceive something unpredictable, original and unique. It must be expressive, exciting and imaginative. It is the mirror of how beautifully a person can think in any given circumstance.It is not genetic but can be developed if someone keeps on learning and comprehending things with a rare and exclusive perception. Creativity is a brainstorming and mind-blogging activity in which a person has to think beyond his imagination for bringing something worthwhile. It is an activity of unveiling something which was previously hidden.

Definition of Innovation
Innovation is an act of application of new ideas to which creates some value for the business organization, government, and society as well. Better and smarter way of doing anything is innovation. It could be the introduction of:
1.New technology.
2.New product line or segment.
3.A new method of production.
4.An improvement in the existing product.
Innovation is closely tied to creativity i.e. putting creative ideas into action is an innovation, whose consequences should be positive. It is the process of doing something better for the first time, which was not previously done by any entity. It can also be termed as a change which can bring a new edge to the performance and productivity of the company. It is of two types i.e. evolutionary and revolutionary.