What kills innovation? Your role as a leader in supporting an innovative culture

  • Nelson H. Soken, B. Kim Barnes
  • Industrial and Commercial Training, January 2014, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/ict-09-2013-0057

Leading Innovation

What is it about?

Successful innovation is not created through magic and good fortune. It is the product of strategic thinking, a supportive culture, great talent, managers who know when to be involved and when to step back, and leaders who listen, support risk, and learn from failure.

Why is it important?

Successful innovation creates a competitive advantage. Innovation can be stimulated and sustained when leaders adapt behaviors that create a supportive culture, climate, and organizational design for innovation .

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