The Innovative Leader

The Innovative Leader
Publisher Kogan Page Publishers
Release Date
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 208
ISBN 9780749452056
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews

"Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion." Jack Welch, former CEO, GE The Innovative Leader stresses the importance of innovation and creativity in modern business to help organizations secure competitive advantage over rivals. It shows how to apply the methods described to the individual, to others and to the organization. Author Paul Sloane demonstrates the importance of setting out your vision clearly and emphasizes the need for continual evaluation of the process. Numerous international examples illustrate how organizations such as Virgin, Body Shop, WPP and 3M have benefited from this approach, encouraging excellence and entrepreneurship through setting challenging goals to keep employees motivated and engaged.

The Innovative Leader
  • Author : Paul Sloane
  • Publisher : Kogan Page Publishers
  • Release Date : 2007-06-03

"Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion." Jack Welch, former CEO, GE The Innovative Leader stresses the importance of innovation and creativity in modern business to help organizations secure competitive advantage over rivals. It shows how to apply

Thinking Clockwise
  • Author : Dennis Stauffer
  • Publisher : MinneApplePress
  • Release Date : 2005

A groundbreaking new leadership paradigm built with the raw materials of the life sciences and chaos theory. This simple but powerful system reinforces the best of traditional leadership approaches while providing compelling new insights and strategies-a dynamic hands-on tool for fostering a culture of innovation and pragmatic creativity within any

The Innovator s Mindset
  • Author : George Couros
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13

The traditional system of education requires students to hold their questions and compliantly stick to the scheduled curriculum. But our job as educators is to provide new and better opportunities for our students. It's time to recognize that compliance doesn't foster innovation, encourage critical thinking, or inspire creativity--and those are

Innovation Leadership
  • Author : Tim Porter-O'Grady,Kathy Malloch
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2010-03-18

Innovation Leadership: Creating the Landscape of Healthcare focuses on the unique skills related to leading the innovation process in healthcare. This unique text relates leadership skills and attributes necessary to guide organizations and people through the process of innovation in a way that ensures successful innovation outcomes. This contributed text

Innovative Leaders in International Politics
  • Author : Gabriel Sheffer
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1993-01-01

In today's world, national leaders have immense power to make decisions affecting millions of lives, both domestically and internationally. Yet questions about the performance of these leaders, and specifically what psychological or external factors determine whether they will be innovative and effective or will muddle through, have received surprisingly little

Innovative Leadership Fieldbook
  • Author : Maureen Metcalf,Mark Palmer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01

Authors Metcalf and Palmer define leadership from a thoughtful, new perspective and provide a six-step process for developing strong leadership qualities. Leadership needs innovation the way innovation demands leadership, and by combining them you can improve your capacity to deliver results, they explain.

Innovation Capital
  • Author : Jeff Dyer,Nathan Furr,Curtis Lefrandt
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-14

Learn from the Best Great leaders of innovation know that creativity is not enough. They succeed not only on the basis of their ideas, but because they have the vision, reputation, and networks to win the backing needed to commercialize them. It turns out that this quality--called "innovation capital"--is

Innovative Intelligence
  • Author : David S. Weiss,Claude Legrand
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-02-11

Innovation is a key source of competitive advantage, but it remains frustratingly elusive for many organizations. This book shows you how to close the innovation gap by making individuals and organizations systematically and sustainably innovative. You will learn how to embrace a culture of innovation and make it permeate every

Out Think
  • Author : G. Shawn Hunter
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-06-14

We’ve entered a new era. Call it the age of imagination, ideation, conceptualization, creativity, innovation—take your pick. Creativity, mental flexibility, and collaboration have displaced one-dimensional intelligence and isolated determination as core ingredients of competitive advantage. But these 21st century methods and mindsets needed to drive innovation are only

Innovative Leaders Guide to Transforming Organizations
  • Author : Maureen Metcalf
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013-04-01

This book represents the synthesis of twenty years of consulting. It integrates best practices from consulting firms, colleagues, and clients. I would first like to acknowledge Accenture and PricewaterhouseCoopers for providing practical opportunities for me to learn and build strong skills in consulting, organizational change, large-scale systems change, and strategic

Beyond School Improvement
  • Author : Robert Davidovich,Carol Commodore
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2010

The authors discuss four elements of change and outline five essential practices for leading dynamic, innovative educational systems that prepare students for a changing world.

Collective Genius
  • Author : Linda A. Hill,Greg Brandeau,Emily Truelove,Kent Lineback
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Review Press
  • Release Date : 2014-05-13

Why can some organizations innovate time and again, while most cannot? You might think the key to innovation is attracting exceptional creative talent. Or making the right investments. Or breaking down organizational silos. All of these things may help—but there’s only one way to ensure sustained innovation: you

The Innovative Church
  • Author : Scott Cormode
  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Release Date : 2020-09-15

The church as we know it is calibrated for a world that no longer exists. It needs to recalibrate in order to address the questions that animate today's congregants. Leading congregational researcher Scott Cormode explores the role of Christian practices in recalibrating the church for the twenty-first century, offering church

Making Progress
  • Author : Ryan Jacoby
  • Publisher : Sense & Respond Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2017

You've landed a job leading innovation. (It might not be called "innovation" exactly. Maybe you're responsible for growth or you're responsible for "new products," or services. Maybe you have your own startup and have been building your team or you've been asked to lead "transformation" or a labs group at

Key Issues for Management of Innovative Projects
  • Author : Bernardo Llamas,Felipe Luis Mazadiego,María Dolores Storch De Gracia
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-08-30

This book gathers pioneering experiences based on the same concept: innovation. According to Schumpeter's research, there would be four types of innovations: product or service innovation (market introduction of a new type of good), process innovation (introduction of a new type of production), market innovation (introduction of a new market