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Out of Our Minds, 3rd Edition by Ken Robinson

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9BEING A CREATIVE LEADER

“Creating a culture of innovation will only work if the initiative is led from the top of the organization. The endorsement and involvement of leaders means everything, if the environment is to change.”

LEADING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION

ORGANIZATIONS USUALLY TALK MORE about innovation than about creativity and there is a distinction between the two. A culture of innovation depends on cultivating three processes, each of which is related to the others.

  • Imagination is the ability to bring to mind events and ideas that are not present to our senses.
  • Creativity is having original ideas that have value.
  • Innovation is putting original ideas into practice.

Innovation may focus on any aspect of an organization’s work: ...

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