Who’s Leading Innovation?
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
Leaders are critical to create and sustain an innovation culture, but new research suggests they also might be the weakest link. Late 2008 not only marked the beginning of the Great Recession, but a pivotal moment when many CEOs began neglecting innovation — the engine that drove their organizations’ growth up to that point — to focus on cost-cutting, retrenchment and, in many instances, survival. When leaders do what they need to, innovation thrives.