3 Types (Levels) of Innovation Leaders Jaap de Jonge, Management Consultant, Netherlands Each phase in leading and structuring an innovative firm has its own challenges. From founding an entrepreneurial firm to leading a start-up to managing the firm through its various growth phases.
Organizing and leading innovation in a LARGE firm is at least equally challenging. Itís particularly important and hard to achieve a proper balance between the needs for creativity and for control:
- CREATIVITY to empower the scarce entrepreneurial forces and talent;
- CONTROL to establish the required internal controls and avoid chaos.
Professor Ancona et al. are doing research at MIT Sloan on organizational excellence in innovation in large firms. In a recent article, they mention that establishing multidisc... Read more? Sign up for free