Leading for Innovation
University of Saskatchewan Business Leadership Program
November 18th, 2013
Leading for Innovation- U of S Leadership Conference,
May 8th, 2013
TCU Place Saskatoon
Articles & Links
As industry leaders, we frequently publish our findings and thoughts, as they pertain to your business. Check back often for new and updated articles.
eclecthink Brochures and Information Sheets
SOQ - Situational Outlook Questionnaire - Creating a climate for creativity and innovation
Books and Resource Articles
If you are interested in learning more about activating creativity and change, we suggest you check out the following books:
Innovation is an evergreen topic because it is such an essential ingredient for successful growth- and this book provides a new and fascinating perspective on how new innovations can best be found and developed. Managers from all kinds of companies will find this book of interest. This book is so well written and is filled with such engaging examples that we expect it to break out beyond a business audience to general readers.
Unlock and Embrace a New Mindset about Business Creativity. The 20th century saw the United States dominate the world of innovation, but at the dawn of the 21st century it's become pretty clear that the pace of change in a global economy demands not only innovation, but creativity. We must become as good at changing our perceptions as we have become at changing reality.
A look at the suprising truth about what really motivates us. The link jumps to a book summary in concept map form. Well worth the read.
A look at the conditions and mindset of leaders of companies that have stood the test of time and adversity. This link jumps to a book summary in concept map form.
A great book on what makes up habits, how to identify them, how to modify them and how to build them Context is both personal and business with two chapters on long term Social Habits and Movements. A great read with practical "how to do" information. This diagram maps the information in the book and adds a few related comments.
This book looks at organizational health as a follow on from the authors 'Five Dysfunction of a Team". He examines 4 disciplines that need to be followed to develope organization: Build a Cohesive Leadership Team, Creating Clarity, Overcommunicating Calrity and Reinforcing Clarity. This PDF is a concept map of this publication and gives you a detailed look at the structure and content. It is not a substitute for this very informative work.