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Leadership for Innovation

How to Organize Team Creativity and Harvest Ideas

Leadership for Innovation will help you to create an innovative climate that encourages the development of new products and services - the lifeblood of business success. John Adair identifies the characteristics of innovative organizations and describes how leaders can encourage new ideas.
EAN: 9780749454791
Edition: 1
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Format: 215x138
144 pages

About the book

New ideas and new ways of doing things are one of the main ingredients in sustained business success, but how do you create the right conditions for innovation?

Leadership for Innovation will help you to create an innovative climate that encourages the development of new products and services. Drawing upon real-life examples including Google, Honda and 3M, John Adair sets out practical ways for bringing about change in organizations. As well as identifying the characteristics of an innovative organization, he discusses key topics such as organizing for team creativity; motivating creative people, how to build on ideas and how to be a creative leader and team member.

Leadership for Innovation will help you to inspire your team to go that one step further and generate the kind of ideas that are the foundations of future success.

About the authors

John Adair

John Adair is acknowledged internationally as an authority on leadership. The world's first Professor of Leadership Studies, he advises many organisations in business, government, education, health and the voluntary sector. An effective speaker with a valuable message, he is one of the very few figures in recent years to have transformed the debate as to what effective leadership is all about.John Adair has recently been made United Nations Chair of Strategic Leadership. Based in Turin, he has launched a strategic leadership programme in association with the UN. He has also received the Lifetime Achievement in Leadership Award and China has made him its first Honorary Professor of Leadership. The author of over 50 books, now in 25 languages, on leadership and management development, he continues to write and teach throughout the world, inspiring new audiences with his timeless and timely vision of leadership.

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