Innovate Innovation Policy

Gregg Fraley

Why a Hostile Immigration Policy is Stupid. I’m not going to comment on the moral or overtly political aspects of the new immigration policy. I will say I think that the new policy is hostile, at the very least in terms of how it’s perceived by people overseas.

Witnessing the future of innovation policy

100%Open

Participating in the first week of the Indian iteration of the Global Innovation Policy Accelerator. The Policy Accelerator is an executive development programme seeking to build a global network of innovation policy entrepreneurs. Global Innovation Policy Accelerator.

The Nuclear Way: Submarine Leadership Challenges

MSSBTI

How would you adjust to transferring from a self contained organization with a command and control leadership style to one with a distributed leadership style? This is where the shift in leadership style from command and control to distributive pays off. DISTRIBUTED LEADERSHIP.

Living in a globally connected world of Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

For policy makers around the global all working to design the most optimum innovation conditions they might not be considering enough the true effects their individual policy decision means, it might actually be undermining the very thing they are attempting to achieve.

Responsible and shared leadership

Norbert Bol

Leadership can be found at any level of an organization. Although the theory is helpful in understanding that leadership can be found at any level of organizations with enough diversity and commonality, I am interested in personal experiences or opinions from readers about this concept of shared leadership. Responsible Leadership. Shared leadership and commonality: A policy-capturing study. The Leadership Quarterly , 27 (2), 200-217.

Six future leadership trends

The Human Factor

Despite the fact that the last decade saw considerable investment made in executive training, a poll conducted by researchers from Harvard University showed that 70% of Americans consider leadership crisis a significant factor in the national economic decline. Collective leadership.

Six future leadership trends

The Human Factor

Despite the fact that the last decade saw considerable investment made in executive training, a poll conducted by researchers from Harvard University showed that 70% of Americans consider leadership crisis a significant factor in the national economic decline. Collective leadership.

What the Australian Economy Gets Right About Innovation; and Lessons for Other Countries (Part 1 in series)

InnovationManagement

Organization & Culture Australia digital innovation economics economy education global GDP government policy innovation Innovation Leadership innovation networks support wealth

Making Design Thinking Work in Complex Ecosystems

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Book Review Design Innovation Leadership Uncategorized Design Thinking health healthcare Healthcare Policy Innovation Ecosystem Value Creation

How the Fed Works, and Why You Don’t Need to Be Worried

Adam Hartung

Last weekend the Federal Reserve Board’s leadership met to discuss the future of America’s monetary policy. And because the Fed leadership is so vague, and so academic, the analysts inevitably never guess right.

Culture Knocks Out Strategy

Innovation Excellence

Management at all of these companies have a common reflex: Scream louder about goals and policies as the gap between culture and strategy widens.

The Red Queen Problem – Innovation in the DoD and Intelligence Community

Steve Blank

The result will be agency leadership creating new organizational structures that make innovation a continual process rather than an ad hoc series of heroic efforts. The framework has the team talking not just to potential customers but also with people responsible for legal, support, contracting, policy, and finance. How to get leadership behind continuous innovation? Filed under: Hacking For Defense , Science and Industrial Policy.

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Blank’s Rule – To predict the future 1/3 of you need to be crazy

Steve Blank

All the smartest people at NASA ( Wernher Von Braun , Max Faget ,) were in favor of Earth-orbit rendezvous and they convinced NASA leadership this was the way to go. Filed under: Corporate Innovation , Science and Industrial Policy. Corporate Innovation Science and Industrial Policy

The most important HR document in the history of Silicon Valley innovation

Idea to Value

It is a document which outlines some of the company and HR policies which have created a company which completely disrupted an industry sector. And much of its value comes from the fact that it contains policies which seem so ridiculous in theory, but end up being so effective in spurring a culture of innovation and the trust which underpins it. So what do you think about these policies? In Silicon Valley, there is a document which has become legendary.

Four Simple Layers to Frame Government Innovation for the Next Presidential Administration and Beyond

Innovation Excellence

Today, the concept of government innovation has rapidly moved to the top of the public policy dialogue with the increasing recognition that, like private industry, government should push itself to innovate and transform how it delivers services to its citizens.

Too Busy To Save Your Company

CorporateIntel

In leadership positions, we have to manage available time carefully, our “to-do” lists are rewritten each day, week, month, and year as a series of choices.

How To Ignite Passion In Your Employees

helloFUTURE

Employee engagement is at crisis levels in some companies – sure, maybe your people show up physically (or perhaps not, depending on your telecommute policies) but do they show up mentally? corporate employee engagement leadership management motivation motivational success

Innovate with a Nudge?

Innovation Excellence

Behavioural nudges are clever policy tweaks often used by governments to influence the choices that people make. They are often found to be more effective and less costly than direct actions such as quotas, taxes or subsidies. Here are some simple examples.

Innovation is The Opposite of What We’re Pretending The Word Means

Game-Changer

It’s going against policies. entrepreneurship Innovation LeadershipEvery once in a while someone says or writes something that is worth sharing. I want to introduce you to Tom Goodwin, who wrote a great piece called Why you probably don’t want innovation.

Confusion or Diffusion in Energy Transition?

Paul Hobcraft

To change “agreement” into a sustainable set of policies needs to be determined. We need to have policies and financial incentives to scale up renewable deployment. Who can offer the leadership to catalyze this?

Nine Actions You Can Take Today to Make Your Company More Innovative

IdeaScale

Make your trust and respect clear, and make that a policy for everyone in a leadership role. Best Practice Competition core employee engagement failure incremental leadership portfolio trustInnovation strategy is often about direction and momentum.

Why Are We Making Innovation So Complex?

Paul Hobcraft

But still, our advanced societies find it hard to make robust policy for a complex innovation system.” It always amazes me how we limit growth by not investing fully in innovation.

Elon Musks new $0 salary, and what it can teach us about visionary innovation leaders

Idea to Value

According to data up to 2016 by the Economic Policy Institute, pay for CEO’s has been rising faster than any other index of company performance (even more so than the top 0.1% Leadership elon musk tesla

Are you a Lateral Leader?

Destination Innovation

Build an effective team of managers who can execute policy and implement plans. Leadership of Innovation constructive dissent conventional leader empower innovate inspire lateral lateral leaderAs a leader which column do you fall into? Conventional Leaders. Lateral Leaders. Lead from the front. Lead from alongside. Direct. Inspire. Use conventional methods and seek to improve effectiveness and efficiency.

8 Strategies to Improve Employee Retention

CMOE

Be very clear with your employees (new hires and veterans alike) about workplace expectations and company policies. Business Leadership

How Different Human Societies Name Colours And the Not So Surprising Fact!

Rmukesh Gupta

In the current day and age, where there is polarisation of views across the spectrum (political, business, education, public policy, environment policy, etc), we need to not only remember this simple fact but also actively try to find out these similarities.

The Remarkable Power of Trust.

Daniel Burrus

As a result, many employees feel that leadership has reneged on a key promise. The same can hold true externally, such as a company that alienates customers by changing its privacy policy.

Elon Musk shows how you can turn a Twitter complaint into a solution in 6 days

Idea to Value

Just six days later, Tesla announced the following policy on its official website: “We designed the Supercharger network to enable a seamless, enjoyable road trip experience. Leadership complaint customer service elon muskElon Musk is proving to be a wonderful example of how innovative a company leader really can be.

Are you a Positive Role Model for Innovation?

IdeaScale

However, there is one more very important aspect to innovation leadership. Have an “open office” policy where you invite people to share their ideas and value propositions. There is no Innovation without leadership. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”.

Is Yahoo Doomed? Probably

Adam Hartung

Mayer’s leadership – as it has too many others. And once again bad leadership will see a lot of people – investors, employees and even customers – pay the price. Marissa Mayer’s reign as head of Yahoo looks to be ending like her predecessors.

Twelve Jobs that Robots cannot do

Destination Innovation

Policy makers advise that people should retrain into higher skilled professions. Government Leadership of Innovation Work and Career artificial intelligence automation bricklayer fastbrick jobs mcdonalds PWC robotThe Hadrian X robot is made by Fastbrick Robotics from Australia.

Innovation Mandates from the Trump Administration

Innovation Excellence

New administrations bring changing policies, priorities, and leadership, and it is critical for government organizations to develop transition stories that fit within the new paradigm.

Cybersecurity Is Everybody’s Business

Daniel Burrus

Have firm policies in place—and make certain they’re followed. A sensible and effective security policy is only as good as the people charged with following it. Big Ideas Leadership Strategy Technology Anticipatory Organization cyber crime Cybersecurity Dan Burrus Daniel Burrus hacker

Chaos Learning: The Key To Mastering Uncertainty

Game-Changer

Yet, there are still consultants who are paid to simplify the world into a 2×2 matrix, identify “best practices”, write detailed policies and procedures that limit behavior choice, and hope that the current version of market reality lasts long enough for these changes to be effective.

Innovation Message Template

Gregg Fraley

It also depends on your leadership style, and the current state of your innovation culture. Note: If you have a Google-like policy of a percentage of time, or want to start that, state it. . Basic Innovation Messaging to Operational Employees. Keep it Straight Forward and Clear.

Coaching helps overcome the ten innovation intractables

Paul Hobcraft

A Question: If you could ask those that lead innovation, your senior organizational leadership, a series of question that might help unlock innovation blockages, now would that be valuable?

Having Difficult Conversations with Employees: A How-To Primer in 20 Tip

CMOE

Keep a corrective conversation factual, referencing time records and policies. Leadership Uncategorized emotional intelligence leadership skills managementAs managers, we’re there with our direct reports through both good times and bad. They’re not always the people we want them to be. Sometimes they have different perspectives, goals, and interests than we might expect. Many of us dread having difficult conversations with employees.

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Surfacing the real barriers to innovation.

Guide 4 Innovating

Many holding leadership positions in our organizations are uncomfortable with innovation, it is too intangible, it often seems to ‘sit’ outside the normal processes and structures. Changing the culture to become more innovative can be a massive step in structure, organization, and policies.

Coaching helps overcome the ten innovation intractables

Paul Hobcraft

A Question: If you could ask those that lead innovation, your senior organizational leadership, a series of questions that might help unlock innovation blockages, now would that be valuable?

Thank Heavens for Leaders who can Change their Minds

Destination Innovation

John Adair, the leadership expert, says that the most important (and often the most difficult) sentence for a leader to utter is, ’I admit that I was wrong.’ He saw the many problems of the Russian system and changed his mind, introducing the radical policies of Perestroika and Glasnost.

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Innovation: Who Owns it at Your Organization?

Daniel Burrus

And, what happens if there is a culture of innovation among staff that’s more developed and productive than anything your leadership team may have tried to encourage? How can organizations innovate without a rash of formal policies and procedures in place?

Hire Innovators + Keep them Innovating.

Daniel Burrus

However, when leadership did the opposite—less control and greater employee autonomy—the outcome was a resounding success. By contrast, autonomy isn’t a “gift”—it’s policy that’s built into an organization’s working philosophy.).

Occupying Terra Incognita: How Governments can shape the Future

The Future Shapers

Bringing together forward thinkers from policy making to cyborg ethics and a mainstage rivalling Glastonbury Festival with keynotes from Hip-Hop artist and activist Akala to Nick Clegg, the crowd sought to debunk the myths that we are on the verge of a cyborg apocalypse and apply a new lens to our terra incognita, namely that we had reason to be optimistic and the future was ours to occupy. Collaboration Innovation Leadership Open Innovation