Leading Innovation

Giordano, Joseph; Cook, Candis
December 2006
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Dec2006, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p16
The authors talks about managing innovation. They said that the key to innovation, creativity and growth is allowing people to experiment and present solutions and ideas. They cited George S. Patton quotation suggesting that leaders must not tell their subordinates how to do things, instead tell them what to do and eventually their ingenuity will show. The tactical side of innovation come as a result of how leaders incorporate the climate, the thinking and the actions that are done to initiate the desired results.


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