Discussion Questions:

Max Points: 5.0

Hypothesize a set of at least three arguments as to why innovation is important to the competitiveness of nations, companies, leaders, and individual employees.

Max Points: 5.0

Provide a definition of innovation based on researching the topic.

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Provide a definition of innovation based on researching the topic.

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Identify three conditions that would need to be implemented (or have already been implemented) in your organization to create a culture of innovation and change.

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Explain how the account of biblical creation can be viewed as a model for innovative and creative leaders

Hypothesize why it is important for leaders both to create and enable chaos as well as a clear sense of purpose in organizations.

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Research and describe a product ideation model or methodology. Describe the ideation approach and how you might use it in your collaboration assignment for this module.

Explain the importance of using a structured innovation process in your organization to enable innovation.

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Identify three catalysts to enable innovativeness. Explain how they would enable innovation in your organization.

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Considering the product or service idea your CLC team identified in Module 4, answer the question: Does the product or service your team created/identified have the power to dramatically reset customer expectation? Why or why not? Will it have an impact on customers?

How can the risks of innovation be addressed and/or managed?

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How can organizational alliances be used to support implementation?

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Describe what an innovation measurement system would focus on in your organization. Identify how you might use it to support your innovations.

Create two measures of innovation for your organization. Why would these measurements be valuable?

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If you were on the recruiting team to find a new CEO for a company where the board mandate was to focus on embedding innovation into the DNA of the company, what attributes would you describe as being the “must haves?”

What two things would you personally do within the next 2 years to further develop your innovation capability?