Freeing thinkers one thing, finding them is another (Editorial, April 8, 2002)

By John Hobel
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/14/2002

Think outside the box.

The catch-phrase is popular these days with HR professionals, business owners and consultants who want to encourage employees to think creatively about their work — whether its developing new products and services or re-engineering processes.

Having witnessed the creativity — and subsequent market success — outside-the-box thinkers in the dotcom world achieved, employers want to unleash the same entrepreneurial spirit in their own employees.