ENT 435 Grand Canyon All Week Discussions
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 1 Discussion 1
Hypothesize a set of at least three arguments as to why innovation is important to the competitiveness of nations, companies, leaders, and individual employees.
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 1 Discussion 2
Provide a definition of innovation based on researching the topic.
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 1
Why is it important to balance chaos and order as well as evolution and revolution?
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 2
Identify three conditions that would need to be implemented (or have already been implemented) in your organization to create a culture of innovation and change.
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 1
Explain how the account of biblical creation can be viewed as a model for innovative and creative leaders when managing chaos.
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 2
Hypothesize why it is important for leaders both to create and enable chaos as well as a clear sense of purpose in organizations.
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 1
Research and describe a product ideation model or methodology. Describe the ideation approach and how you might use it in your collaboration assignment for this module.
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 2
Explain the importance of using a structured innovation process in your organization to enable innovation.
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 5 Discussion 1
Identify three catalysts to enable innovativeness. Explain how they would enable innovation in your organization.
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 5 Discussion 2
Considering the product or service idea your CLC team identified in Module 4, answer the question: Does the product or service your team created/identified have the power to dramatically reset customer expectation? Why or why not? Will it have an impact on customers?
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 6 Discussion 1
How can the risks of innovation be addressed and/or managed?
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 6 Discussion 2
How can organizational alliances be used to support implementation?
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 7 Discussion 1
Describe what an innovation measurement system would focus on in your organization. Identify how you might use it to support your innovations.
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 7 Discussion 2
Create two measures of innovation for your organization. Why would these measurements be valuable?
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 8 Discussion 1
If you were on the recruiting team to find a new CEO for a company where the board mandate was to focus on embedding innovation into the DNA of the company, what attributes would you describe as being the “must haves?”
ENT 435 Grand Canyon Week 8 Discussion 2
What two things would you personally do within the next 2 years to further develop your innovation capability?