Innovative leaders are not necessarily technical experts or inherently creative. Instead, 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 promote ownership of the innovation each step of the way.
Encouraging Innovation Through 5 Key Conversations helps answer how managers today address the paradox of building strong accountability while inspiring risk-taking and innovation. The impact of this real-time assessment is often unexpected and helps managers strive to create order in which their teams can operate and succeed.