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Building a Culture of Innovation

Book Description

A practical guide to leading a cultural change programme to unlock the innovation potential in your business.

Table of Contents

  1.          Cover
  2.          Title Page
  3.          List of figures
  4.          Acknowledgements
  5. 01     Introduction: So you think your organization innovates?
  6.          Invention versus innovation
  7.          Why innovation?
  8.          The drivers of change
  9.          The culture of innovation
  10.          Next Generation Organizations
  11.          Pointing the way towards innovation
  12.          Overcoming barriers to innovation
  13.          In summary
  14.          References
  15. 02     Understanding where you are today
  16.          Why not simply buy innovation?
  17.          Know thyself – the cultural assessment
  18.          Innovation maturity
  19.          The strategic innovation decision
  20.          Owning the innovation agenda
  21.          In summary
  22.          References
  23. 03     Building an innovation leadership team
  24.          If it’s not on the top team’s agenda, it’s not going to be in the culture
  25.          Aligning strategy with the organization’s appetite for innovation
  26.          The key drivers of innovation
  27.          Making your innovation strategy and vision your own
  28.          Positioning innovation for everyone
  29.          Building leadership team agreement
  30.          Creating capability
  31.          Leading through change
  32.          In summary
  33.          References
  34. 04     Designing the future
  35.          Shaping the vision
  36.          Defining the values
  37.          Translating values into competencies
  38.          Shaping the journey
  39.          Dual operating system
  40.          Employee engagement
  41.          Creating alignment
  42.          Benefits of change
  43.          In summary
  44.          References
  45. 05     Communication and people engagement
  46.          Developing engagement
  47.          Employee-led engagement programmes
  48.          The engagement plan
  49.          Innovation agents (i-agents)
  50.          The communication and engagement plan
  51.          Creating the communication plan
  52.          Innovation launch event
  53.          In summary
  54.          References
  55. 06     Building innovation aptitude
  56.          Leadership – its criticality to success
  57.          Leaders need to build a compelling vision
  58.          Leading outwards
  59.          Why leaders need to engage HR
  60.          Identifying and engaging intrapreneurs
  61.          The structure to support innovation ecosystems
  62.          How will innovation be measured?
  63.          Deciding on relevant metrics
  64.          Designing your innovation process
  65.          In summary
  66.          References
  67. 07     Embedding a culture of innovation
  68.          Embedding change
  69.          Too short, too sharp, too shallow
  70.          Moving change forward
  71.          Early stage challenges
  72.          Innovation people
  73.          Hiring for cultural fit
  74.          Evolving innovation
  75.          In summary
  76.          References
  77. 08     Conclusion
  78.          Reference
  79.          Index
  80.          Copyright