Creativity and innovation: Skills for the 21st Century

Tatiana de Cassia NAKANO, Solange Muglia WECHSLER
2018 Estudos de Psicologia (Campinas)  
Creativity and innovation have been highlighted as essential skills for the 21st century, especially if we consider that both skills can promote human potential by eliciting positive aspects of the individual. These skills have been valued in different contexts. The purpose of this text is to discuss the notions of creativity and innovation as independent constructs and to discuss the relationships between these concepts according to the scientific literature. Three different propositions will
more » ... propositions will be presented, namely, treating these constructs as synonyms, as distinct from each other or as complimentary.
doi:10.1590/1982-02752018000300002 fatcat:a4qatezxl5da7bhp7bbeknvvhy