Recognizing your own emotions is the first step in building your Emotional Intelligence. Create an emotional intelligence improvement plan, answering these questions: How do you build your social awareness and be able to develop your empathy for others? How do you communicate with empathy in your daily communications at work and home? How do your… Continue reading Recognizing your own emotions is the first step in building your Emotional Intel
Using the organization from Topic 3, prepare a cultural analysis to support you in strategizing the implementation of innovative thinking. In 500-750 words, answer the following questions: What type of role does culture play currently within the organization? What current cultural components enable innovation to successfully occur? What cultural components require redesigning prior to innovation… Continue reading Using the organization from Topic 3, prepare a cultural analysis to support you
Watch the TED Talk, “TedX Bay Area – Daniel Burres: Using Flash Foresight to Drive Innovation and Growth,” located in the topic Resources. What are some of the uncertainties impacting life and business today and how are they different from 2011? Is it still possible to predict the next linear step and, if so, how?… Continue reading Watch the TED Talk, “TedX Bay Area – Daniel Burres: Using Flash Foresight to Dri
View the video, “Rowan Gibson: ‘The Four Lenses of Innovation – Mr. Innovation,’” located in the topic Resources. Which of the four lenses of innovation do you see most frequently within your organization? Which do you see less frequently? Provide specific examples. How would this information help you in moving innovation forward within your organization?
Often, the terms idea, creativity, and innovation are used interchangeably. What is the difference between an idea, creativity, and innovation? Provide an example of each concept and how you can differentiate them in business.
Analyze and explain a successful organization’s structures and conditions that facilitated creativity and innovation. What structures inhibited creativity and innovation? Provide examples and explain. Would a lean business model help those structures support or inhibit creativity and why?
In order to make effective change within an organization, an analysis of the current organizational state is essential. In this assignment, you will be analyzing the current innovative status within your own organization or an organization of your choice. This organization will also be used in several subsequent assignments. In your 500-750-word organizational analysis paper,… Continue reading In order to make effective change within an organization, an analysis of the cur
How can organizational culture influence creativity both negatively and positively? Does a Christian worldview shape/influence creativity? Provide examples to support your response.
Leaders have the ability to influence, persuade, and inspire. Innovation does not occur naturally; instead, it must be structured and encouraged. In this assignment, you will build a 10-12-slide PowerPoint presentation with a title slide, presenter’s notes, and references slide. In your presentation, describe yourself as an innovative leader within the organization from Topic 3.… Continue reading Leaders have the ability to influence, persuade, and inspire. Innovation does no
Define and discuss the elements of a lean business model. How does a lean business model impact the failure or success of an organization?