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What makes leaders of innovation

Research on innovation leadership competencies suggests that there are about 100 different skill requirements.

'Studies have shown that "transformational leaders" who practise a "collaborative leadership style" are particularly effective at fostering innovations. Such leaders are skilful in changing peoples' frames of reference so that they recognise new opportunities.'

STRONG leadership from senior management is crucial to make innovation work. Competent innovation leaders have the knowledge, skills and abilities to influence employees to develop and implement new or significantly improved products, services or processes that meet or exceed the needs of