January 16, 2015 | David Magellan Horth and Jonathan Vehar | Center for Creative Leadership
Not long ago we spoke to a senior leader in a large multinational organization who voiced his frustration about the lack of innovation in his business—even after a year-long campaign to turn things around. By the time solutions filtered up the hierarchy to him, they were “totally derisked” and lacked creativity. The culture of the organization led managers to strip away any innovation found in new ideas—rendering solutions that were weak, limited in scope, and impotent. The executive said he wanted to create a culture of innovation that would allow ideas to grow and flourish, add value, and help the organization achieve its growth targets.
January 16, 2015 | David Magellan Horth and Jonathan Vehar | HCI
A recent global survey by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) found that 94 percent of executives believe that innovation is a key driver of organizational success. And yet, just 14 percent of those respondents have confidence in their organization’s ability to drive innovation effectively.