Leadership and creating a culture of innovation v10


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  • Leadership and creating a culture of innovation v10

    1. 1. Leadership and Creating aCulture of InnovationInnovation Leadership 101
    2. 2. Agenda Introductions  Shawnee  mES  Audience Workshop Wrap Up 2
    3. 3. Expectations We will move fast – like some organizations’ take on Innovation Setting aside preconceived ideas – being open to what you hear Some of what you hear will be contradictory – how you do Innovation is based on… it depends No more an exact science than TQM or many other business management initiatives Set phones to “vibrate” 3
    4. 4. Objectives Understanding different types of Innovation The difference between ideation, creativity and brainstorming What makes an innovative culture The characteristics of Leaders in innovative cultures If you haven’t started being innovative – why not? 4
    5. 5. Did You Know Did You Know? – Karl Fisch et al. Arapahoe High School, Littleton, CO 5
    6. 6. Brands Predicted to Disappear in2012 (source WSJ) http://247wallst.com/2011/06/22/247-wall-st-ten-brands-that-will-disappear-in-2012/ 6
    7. 7. Brands Predicted to Disappear in2012 (source WSJ) 7
    8. 8. The IPhone 8
    9. 9. The IPhone “Because our cell phones suck” 9
    10. 10. Library Lunacy A public library made a sudden announcement that members could now borrow up to ten books at a time and had up to six months to return them. Why? 10
    11. 11. Library Lunacy Answer  The library was moving to new premises and had very little money for the move. By allowing the borrowers extra time they ensured that the members ended up moving a large volume of the total number of books 11
    12. 12. What is Innovation? Take about five minutes and write your definition of Innovation  Don’t worry, at this point there are no right or wrong answers Once everyone is done we will share our individual responses with the class 12
    13. 13. Why the Buzz around Innovationand Why Now? A recent Wired magazine issue had over 43 references about Innovation Cycles The internet, social media, the explosion in connectivity If you’re all about continuous improvement you’re toast. If you’re not innovating you’re just waiting to be overtaken. 13
    14. 14. Two Types of Innovation Evolutionary Innovation (Sustaining) Revolutionary Innovation (Disruptive) What examples do you have that fit one of these models? 14
    15. 15. Ideation, Creativity, Brainstorming The difference between ideation, creativity and brainstorming 15
    16. 16. An Innovative Look at Innovation Where Good Ideas Come From – Steven Johnson 16
    17. 17. What is Culture Divide into groups and come up with a definition 17
    18. 18. Schein’s Culture Model Artifacts Visible Visible organizational structures, and processes, norms Known Espoused Values Strategies, goals, and philosophies that are justifications for things being as they are Basic Underlying Assumptions Invisible Unconscious, taken-for-granted beliefs, and perceptions, thoughts, and feelings; the Unspoken ultimate source of values and action 18
    19. 19. “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”Culture is so strong that people will deny, minimize, ridicule, or dismiss the reality of what they see or experience if it conflicts with their core culture assumptions.This is where culture gets its real power! Culture 19
    20. 20. Encouraging Innovation Michael Bills Ohio State University 20
    21. 21. The Innovative Culture at 3M 3M 21
    22. 22. Four Stages of the CreativeProcess Preparation Incubation Illumination Execution  Source Dr. A. J. Schuler 22
    23. 23. Leadership Leadership  Homework – Article from NY Times  Leader  What did he do?  What were his characteristics?  Building  Work/taking time  Collaboration 23
    24. 24. What Every Manager Needs toKnow Creating a Culture of Innovation - David Kester, Chief Executive, Design Council 24
    25. 25. Understanding theCreative/Innovative Process Think about your organization Do you identify creative people? What can happen to your most creative talent?  Getting ahead through politics 25
    26. 26. The Creative Process Train Managers in the Creative Process  Selecting promising innovators  Create “buffer zones” for the most innovative people  Give innovators room to play  Resist the temptation to look for immediate results  Commit to driving the best ideas through to implementation 26
    27. 27. Leadership is Evolving? Think – A Forum on Leadership 27
    28. 28. Innovation at Facebook A culture of move fast and break things Done is better than perfect  These two mantras appear everywhere around the company When hiring engineers – “we expect them to make a change to the live production website within their first week” All-night Hackathons  Create an “escape velocity” for ideas Everyone has permission to fail In contrast to other businesses where there can be repercussions for failure, at Facebook “what were we trying to do and why?”  Incident reviews Entrepreneurial thinking Leveraging massive scale  750 million users 28
    29. 29. Encouraging Innovation Michael Bills – Ohio State University 29
    30. 30. Innovate like Google Tom Davenport – Babson College  Stopping at 5:40  Pay particular attention to what is said at the end of this video 30
    31. 31. In Your Own Organization What is the tolerance for failure? How often do leaders act as if they might be the smartest person in the room? 31
    32. 32. Continuous Learning Looking at your own organization  Can you honestly say there is a true passion for continuous learning?  Does your culture have this as an ingredient  Is it talked about but not a reality? 32
    33. 33. Final Exercise In your group you will identify  5 attributes of an innovative culture  5 attributes needed by leaders to drive Innovation 33
    34. 34. What you can do next? Now that you know more about innovation  Assess your culture  What needs to change?  Assess your leadership at all levels  Are you creating leaders that can lead Innovation?  Assess your hiring practices  Do you even consider hiring highly creative or individuals with entrepreneurial behaviors? 34
    35. 35. An Entire World of Possibility Eric Whitacre – Virtual Choir Psst…if you’re not following TED, you need too 35
    36. 36. References Karl Fisch – Did You Know?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL9Wu2kWwSY Where Good Ideas Come From – Steven Johnson  http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2011/08/13/where-good- ideas-come-from Michael Bills – Ohio State University  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRZnAsr9cp0 The Innovative Culture at 3M  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLIX9yJZosk&feature=related Creating a Culture of Innovation – David Kester, Chief Executive, Design Council  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyqJGdIMcas 36
    37. 37. References Think – A Forum on Leadership  http://www.youtube.com/ibm?v=YjMTx4b6bLw&lr=1 Michael Bills – Ohio State University  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRZnAsr9cp0 Tom Davenport – Babson College  http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=QOio QxtJ4jl Moving fast, breaking things: Facebook’s Innovation Culture  http://www.i-cio.com/features/july-2011/facebooks-innovation- culture How Google has created a culture of innovation  http://www.makibie.com/blog/uncategorized/how-google-has- created-a-culture-of-innovation 37
    38. 38. mES Resources mEnterprise Solutions YouTube Channel  http://www.youtube.com/user/mEnterpriseSolutions?feature=mhee mEnterprise Solutions slideshare Channel  http://www.slideshare.net/mes_team mEnterprise Solutions Website  www.mEnterpriseSolutions.com. Marianne’s contact info  LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/marianne-chester/7/bb3/511  Email: mchester@mEnterpriseSolutions.com  Phone: 570.460.9599 Tom’s LinkedIn Profile  LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/tom-rhiel/8/352/64  Email: trhiel@mEnterpriseSolutions.com  Phone: 303.885.4400 38