Innovation leadership: roles and key imperatives: summary

Innovation leadership: roles and key imperatives: summary
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Hender, J
H-I Network
Date of publication
1 June 2008
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business, Management & leadership: including strategy, public sector management, operations and production
Business and management
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The single most important factor in determining the success of innovation initiatives is having a leader and a team with the ability and passion to turn ideas into business reality. The way these leaders build innovation into their organisation depends on the strategic and organisational context. Rather than looking at leadership characteristics in isolation, this research summary helps executives to understand the strategic and organisational context - the position of the innovation initiative within the organisation and its maturity of development - and therefore to determine the necessary leadership roles and imperatives.

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