Encouraging Innovation Theoretical Background


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Encouraging Innovation Through 5 Key Conversations may be used to:

• Establish a new approach to building innovation in an organisation

• Provide basic skills training in developing creativity and innovation in individuals and teams

• Complement existing leadership development techniques being used in an organisation.

The comprehensive 30-item Participant Booklet features detailed descriptions of the 5 key conversations, ideas for development, action steps, and conversation planners.

Innovative managers and team leaders:

• Inspire Innovation

• Build Systems to Support Innovation

• Assess Opportunities

• Create Champions

• Launch the Innovation.

Innovative leaders are not necessarily technical experts or inherently creative. Rather, they have the skill to encourage innovation in others, creating informal and formal systems that invite, support, and reward innovation.

Managers can tap into their employees’ creative processes and encourage ownership of the innovation each step of the way.

Learning Outcomes

Discover how to inspire innovation by eliciting and acknowledging diverse perspectives, learn how to build systems to support innovation, understand how to stimulate creative thinking, and learn how to coach employees to advocate new ideas.



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AUTHOR Jocelyn Kung and Marianne Minor