Immigrants and Innovation: How to Measure the Return on Your Investment in Immigrants as Innovators

The Conference Board of Canada, 15 pages, March 12, 2013
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This executive action makes the case that immigrant employees, through their innovative capacities, are an investment that can generate a measurable return.

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Immigrants and Innovation: How to Measure the Return on Your Investment in Immigrant Innovators demonstrates the positive value to companies of strategies that deliberately tap the innovation talents of immigrant employees. It explains why organizations should make investments in immigrants as part of an innovation strategy and provides guidance on how to measure innovation contributions made by newcomers. This executive action includes a tool—the Immigrant Innovation Capacity Checklist—which businesses can use to access how successful they are at leveraging the capacity, skills, and talents of immigrant employees.

Read: Immigrants as Innovators Boosting Canada’s Global Competitiveness

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