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Leading for Innovation: And Organizing for Results by Iain Somerville, Marshall Goldsmith, Frances Hesselbein

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Chapter 1. WE ARE ALL INNOVATORS

MARGARET J. WHEATLEY

Margaret J. Wheatley is president of The Berkana Institute, a charitable global foundation. She was an organizational consultant for many years and also a professor of management in two graduate programs. Her work appears in two award-winning books, Leadership and the New Science and A Simpler Way (coauthored with Myron Kellner-Rogers), plus several videos and articles.

Innovation has always been a primary challenge of leadership. Today we live in an era of such rapid change and evolution that leaders must work constantly to develop the capacity for continuous change and frequent adaptation, while ensuring that identity and values remain constant. They must recognize people's innate capacity ...

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