There is a need for creative leadership that is capable of dancing with complexity and ambiguity. This need is driven by 3 factors: The world is changing, business is changing, people are changing.
Creative leadership is the ability to create and realize innovative solutions especially in the face of structurally complex or changing situations. It refers to those people who when all is shifting, and new approaches are yet unknown, can still create clarity of purpose for their teams. These are leaders who seek to navigate – and even benefit from – the unpredictability around them. Not just for the organization or themselves, but usually also for society at large and the ecology of the planet….
Article written for THNK with Mark Vernooij: http://www.thnk.org/2013/11/need-for-creative-leadership/