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Innovation Leadership
Jose Luis Roces, Professor, Argentina, Premium Member
The main challenge to improve innovation is how to develop leaders which stimulate and sustain innovation instead of just looking at the bottom line figures.
An innovative culture is the consequence of the behaviour and decisions of the leaders in any company.

Innovation Leadership and Culture
Could you elaborate how to develop this type of leadership and culture in practical ways?

Innovation Leaders must Develop a Climate
Leaders need to develop respect and trust to create a climate of openess for innovation.

Innovation - Leadership - Culture
Toba Folaranmi, Consultant, Nigeria, Member
I've always been intrigued by the product of the interplay of the three concepts (innovation, leadership and culture). Nigeria is a peculiar case study and I'd appreciate some additional insight in causes and effects between them, as well as useful models or concepts.

Innovation Leadership
Jose Luis Roces, Professor, Argentina, Premium Member
Innovative leadership should combine creativity and discipline, emotion and passion in a very truly balanced behaviour.
Traditional companies prefer obedience and procedures instead of courage and risk.
So we need a new model for leadership. I recommend to read Innovation Leaders: How Senior Executives Stimulate, Steer and Sustain Innovation from Jean Philippe Deschamps (IMD).

How Leaders can Create an Innovative Environment
Philip Oldfield, Project Manager, United Kingdom, Member

In Reality, the Role of Leaders in Innovation is not so Impressive
Sokolova Tatiana, Analyst, Russian Federation, Member

Innovation Leadership Skills
Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands, Moderator


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