What is an Innovation Personality?
An individual’s innovation personality describes how the person’s
natural interests and skills match with the set of interests and
skills required for success in one or more phases of the innovation
How can a Person’s Innovation Personality be Assessed?
The best instrument we have found for discovering a person’s
innovation personality is a simple test invented by a Canadian Ph.D.
who previously worked in one of the world’s most innovative
corporations, Procter & Gamble. The test can be administered and
scored in minutes, and it gives a very accurate reading with regard to
the innovation personality of the test-taker.
What Percentage of People have Innovation Personalities?
Everyone has an innovation personality. Part of the genius of the
test we bring is that it is inclusive. No one is told, “You are not
innovative.” Everyone is an innovator, and the test reflects that.
What Does the Test Tell Us?
The test reveals precisely where in the innovation process the
test-taker is most likely to make a valuable contribution. As per the
model upon which this instrument is based, the four steps in the
innovation process can be named Investigation, Ideation, Improvement
and Implementation. These four steps correspond to the three steps in
The Innovation Workgroup System – Discover, Invent, Refine – plus
implementation of new solutions.
How can We Use the Results?
The test results are especially useful when assigning individuals to
work on innovation, either alone or in teams. Innovation personalities
can also be used to identify candidates with high potential or
developmental needs. We are available to assist and counsel you in
applying the test results for optimal innovation performance in your
How Much Does it Cost?
In small quantities, the test can be administered and scored for Rs.
1100/-. Discounts are available for larger numbers of test-takers.