The Application of the Effective Innovation Leadership Model in ICT Practice

Part of the FGF Studies in Small Business and Entrepreneurship book series (FGFS)


This chapter examines the application of the Effective Innovation Leadership (EIL)-Model in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) practice. The EIL-Model was the outcome of a study grounded in the iteration of six different data sources. In this chapter, the focus lies on insights taken by applying the EIL-Model within three German DAX-companies from different industries. The study leads to a better understanding of the EIL-Model components and reveals that seven sub categories are dominantly affecting the effectiveness of innovation leaders. Those sub categories are openness, trust, delivery, association, perseverance, entrepreneurship, and focus.


Leadership Innovation Change 


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  1. 1.HYVE - The Innovation CompanyMunichGermany

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