INNOVATION IN LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE MODELS
INNOVATION IS IMPLICIT IN KEY LEADERSHIP MODELS
Although innovation has seldom been treated explicitly as a specific component of leadership in the management literature, it is indeed fully compatible with some of the most widely accepted definitions and models as illustrated below.
Even though the topic of innovation leadership does not appear formally in John Kotter’s observation of ‘what leaders really do,’ it is implicitly part of his description of successful change efforts:
In the most successful change efforts, people move through eight complicated stages in which they (1) create a sense of urgency, (2) put together a strong enough team to direct the ...