Managing for Creativity and Innovation


Innovation and creativity are the keys to the long term survival of research-based organizations. This one day workshop provides project/group leaders or first line R&D supervisors with the knowledge and skills to effectively motivate their scientific staff so that they perform to the best of their ability, and to establish and maintain a work environment and culture that supports and promotes creative ideas and actions. This workshop draws heavily on over 50 years of literature on the management of R&D personnel and creativity.

Workshop Outline

Effectively Motivating Research Scientists

Growing a Creative and Innovative Work Environment



Workshop Director: Thomas E. Clarke, M.Sc., M.B.A.

Mr. Clarke has designed and presented R&D management workshops and courses to scientific personnel in government and industrial laboratories for twenty-seven years, and has been a consultant  to several government departments on intellectual property management.

Participants receive a 60+ page workshop manual.


1687 Centennary Drive, Nanaimo, BC
Canada, V9X 1A3
Tel: (250) 755-3066