Relationships Among Leadership, Organizational Culture, and Support for Innovation

  • Andrea Taylor
  • Felix Santiago
  • Rilla Hynes


Taylor, Santiago, and Hynes provide a much-needed discussion on leadership, diversity, and creating an innovative organizational culture. Original visual graphics and exercises lead the reader through the research on effective leadership, communication styles, and ways to build diversity in organizations. Creative leadership, building an innovative organizational culture, and developing individual readers are featured in the visuals and self-reflection exercises. Relevant, real-world examples are shared throughout the chapter in this practitioner-based research. The original research includes a case study exploring how an innovative tech company finds and retains creative people as well as building successful relationships with customers.


Leadership Organizational culture Innovation Creativity Creative leadership Samtec Inc Boston Engineering Dephy Organizational culture Win-win environment Diversity Teams Culture of diversity Culture of innovation Risk-taking Change agent Content system Communications system Diverse workforce People-centric leadership Inclusive leadership Maeda Follower development Case study Passion Motivation Perspective Digital Boundary 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Taylor
    • 1
  • Felix Santiago
    • 2
  • Rilla Hynes
    • 3
  1. 1.Senior Analyst, Human Systems, US Army Natick Soldier RDECNatickUSA
  2. 2.Consultant, Strategic Guard Consulting, LLCSan AntonioUSA
  3. 3.Associate Faculty, University of PhoenixPhoenixUSA

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