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Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands
Leadership Skills / Approaches for Successful Innovation
Innovation leadership requires other approaches than general leadership for the core business. Furr and Dyer (2014) outline some unique leadership skills/approaches required for successful innovation: 1. RATHER THAN DICTATING A VISION, SET A BIG CHALLENGE In traditional approaches to leadership, creating a vision in the sense that the strategic priorities of the company are outlined implies that the leader is the decision maker and directs the company to comply with those priorities. In order to be a successful leader in innovation processes, it is important to “carve out the metal space within which the innovation process can be carried out” (ibid.). This means that a leader first need to set the expectation that the particular innovation will push the limits, which means that you transform some of the most important assumptions about your company’s goods, clients and business models. This can be a difficult task that can be shocking for people as it brings uncertainty, therefore (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  John Geurts, Consultant, Netherlands
 

Approaches for Successful Innovation

First it's assumed that it's about innovation in a (...)

  Glover, Business Consultant, United Kingdom
 

Leadership Skills & Approaches for Innovation

Some nice points but I have to side more with John (...)

  K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India
 

Leadership Sklls & Approaches for Innovation

A. A good Leader has to be GREAT ACHIEVER: Innovat (...)

  Zaddock Oguta, Consultant, Kenya
 

Innovation Management Skills

1. Leadership and people management skills: attrac (...)

  John Geurts, Consultant, Netherlands
 

Focus Areas for Innovation Managers and Leaders

Leadership should do the following: 1. Think abou (...)

  Jos Kok
 

Disruptive Change Management

Why is the gap between theory and practice this bi (...)

  Ali J. Boru, Student (Other), Kenya
 

Innovative Leadership Should Motivate Organization

I agree with recommendation #3 that leadership sho (...)

  Kurt Ludikovsky, Consultant, Austria
 

It Depends on the Organization

I can agree to most what has been said here and di (...)

  ramos, Manager, France
 

An Innovation Leader Should not Be Alone, from Experience

Practice and theory are still not compatible! From (...)

  Davor Markota, Management Consultant, Croatia
 

The Context of the Innovation Leadership

I agree fully with Mr @, what matters is the conte (...)

  Paul D. Wilson, Manager, United States
 

Innovation Leadership Must Demonstrate Need to Change

While I believe that Furr and Dyer are "spot on" w (...)

  Greenhow, Consultant, Sweden
 

Innovative Leadership or Leadership for Innovation?

Like Ludikovsky and Markota, I feel that the discu (...)

  CALLIGARO, Management Consultant, France
 

Innovation Types

At first many thanks for your work, from my part I (...)

  m fransson, Manager, Sweden
 

Innovation Leadership Skills

In my opinion such leadership must set the vision (...)

  John Geurts, Consultant, Netherlands
 

Leadership and Followership in Innovation

Innovation is a growth strategy. Also a broad conc (...)

  CALLIGARO, Management Consultant, France
 

Innovation Leadership

At first, I may thank you for your explanation, an (...)

  John Geurts, Consultant, Netherlands
 

Leadership & Innovation

@: Dear Kurt, I disagree with you. Being involved (...)

  janekariuki, HR Consultant, Kenya
 

Innovative Leadership and Vision

@: Coming up with a vision should be a corporate d (...)

  Pablo Illingworth, Business Consultant, Ecuador
 

Cultural Aspects in Leadership Skills in Innovation

The 4 Areas mentioned sound really interesting but (...)

  CALLIGARO, Management Consultant, France
 

Leadership and Innovation,

Many thanks for your comments, the normal way in d (...)

  Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada
 

Into the Unknown is a Different Paradigm

When dealing with the unknown and I also include u (...)

  CALLIGARO, Management Consultant, France
 

Leadership and Innovation

At first many thanks to Gary Wong, for this point (...)

  jorge anibal hoyos hoyos, Manager, Colombia
 

Innovation as a Core Business Philosophy

I think the innovation could not be something to g (...)

  K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India
 

Leadership and Innovation

Thanks Mr. Calligaro, good day. Since we we were d (...)

  m fransson, Manager, Sweden
 

Innovation Leadership Skills

@: I agree, the board have to sign off the vision. (...)

  abedmadi, Coach, Palestine, State of
 

Effective Innovation Leadership

To be an effective innovation leader, you should m (...)

  K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India
 

Leadership and Innovation

Agreed with @. But then a discussion is needed bet (...)

  Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands
 

The Leadership-Innovation Relationship: Ambidexterity Theory (Rosing)

Although many studies have researched the factors (...)

  K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India
 

Leadership Innovation Relationship- Ambidexterity

@: Ambidexterity is the state of being equally ade (...)

  CALLIGARO, Management Consultant, France
 

Leadership Innovation...

@: I have read your comments about leadership and (...)

  K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India
 

Leadership Innovation and Ambidexterity

@: Earlier I said a good leader has to be an Achie (...)

  CALLIGARO, Management Consultant, France
 

Leadership Innovation...

@: Many thanks for your reply and the details tha (...)

  Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada
 

The Brain is More Interdependent Than Once Thought

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  Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada
 

Manage the Evolutionary Potential of the Present

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