An overview of some key established and emerging innovation concepts for leaders, containing our independent research on how leaders can build a sustainable innovation culture.
Research whitepaper Innovation Pathways Model:
- This White Paper looks at the importance of organisations and their leaders being “ambidextrous”
- It is based on Gaia Grant's research with the Discipline of Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Sydney Business School
- The white paper is a result of interviews with 70 Heads of Innovation globally, along with year-long immersion case studies, and the analysis of over 1000 survey responses
- Along with the iCLi Innovation Change Leader assessment developed from this research it is now possible to identify leadership ambidexterity for individuals (try it here)
About the author
Gaia Grant is a lecturer and doctoral researcher at the University of Sydney Business School in the Discipline of Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, focusing on research into innovation paradoxes and ambidexterity for socially responsible and sustainable innovation.
Gaia is also the Managing Director of Tirian International Consulting, the co-author (with Andrew Grant) of a number of books including ‘The Innovation Race’, and a consultant and keynote speaker. Gaia worked on the academic research with Professor Martin Dowson, who is a Doctor of Psychology and Director of Academic Development at Excelsia College also completing a doctoral dissertation on Philosophy at Macquarie University. For more information see The-Innovation-Race.Com.