Leadership and Diversity Implementation
Littlejohn offers a summary of the relationship between the contemporary leadership behaviors and styles required to manage a diverse millennial workforce. Focusing on Transformational and Cloud Leadership as the basis for the discussion, this chapter draws attention to the need for shaping and implementation of innovation; the knowledge, resources, and cultural perspectives integration; and the tools and building blocks needed to transformation an organization. The “Leadership and Diversity Implementation” concludes with a case study of Dephy, a technology startup focused on improving peoples’ life’s by designing a power-dense electromechanical application, analyzing their leadership approach and innovative culture.
KeywordsLeadership Millennial workforce Innovation Organization Diversity Cloud leader Multi-generational teams Value-based leadership Organizational ambidexterity Culture Technical diversity Storytelling Idea labs
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