The Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Business Innovation invites you to complete the CBI survey on Innovation Performance and Business Competitiveness. We would like to know about the ways you are using innovation to enhance your company’s competitiveness.
We will use the results from the survey to analyze in-depth the state of innovation in Canada’s businesses—which will enable businesses to benchmark themselves against other leading firms and gain insights into how they can get more out of innovation.
As a survey participant, you will receive a complimentary report of survey findings in Fall 2012.
Please visit the following link to complete the survey:
Please feel free to share this link with your partners, clients, or other businesses.
By completing this survey and ensuring that your voice is heard, you will receive a complimentary report of the survey results in Fall 2012. Survey respondents will also be eligible to win a free iPad, compliments of the Conference Board, or 1 of 5 complimentary registrations to the CBI’s Innovation Symposium in 2013 (a $900 value).
The survey takes approximately 40 to 45 minutes to complete. Confidentiality is important to the Conference Board: only aggregate results will be included in the final report.
The findings from this survey will shed light on ways to help firms make the most of innovation and gain bottom-line benefits. Despite policy changes in tax and regulatory regimes intended to promote innovation, Canada languishes in the bottom ranks among its peers in assessments of competitiveness and national innovation performance. In the Conference Board’s 2012 CEO Challenges Survey, Canadian CEOs identified innovation as a low priority challenge (7th), while global CEOs ranked innovation as their number-one challenge.
Real progress on competitiveness and innovation requires a better understanding of how firms themselves behave, how they manage their resources, how they interact with capital markets and how effective public policies are in creating an auspicious environment for the industry.