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Article

Publication Date

2009

Abstract

Did you ever wonder what the organizations that produce some of the high tech gadgets we marvel at such as the IPhone and the Blu-ray player are like? How do their leaders create and maintain a spirit of innovation that produces these hit products? High technology firms face unique challenges because of the fast paced and ever-changing landscape of their industry. Intellectual capital and innovation have become the key sources of competitive advantage in a wide range of industries and many have argued that the key to the future competitiveness of organizations in the U.S and abroad is the ability to innovate and bring new products to market swiftly. But what is the role of top executive leadership in the strategic management of innovation?

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The Johnson A. Edosomwan Leadership Institute

University of Miami