Innovation Journey

Soken, Nelson; Barnes, B. Kim
September 2008
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Sep2008, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p5
The article discusses how leaders can lead and manage innovation. Innovation is described as a journey through the five phases: searching, exploring, committing, realizing, and optimizing. It notes that strong leaders communicate the vision of a strategic destination while at the same time leaving room for passion, excitement, spontaneity, and responsiveness to circumstances and opportunity.


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