Found 3 article(s) for author 'Linda A. Hill'

The Board’s New Innovation Imperative

The Board’s New Innovation Imperative. Linda A. Hill, October/November 2017, Opinion, “As firms scramble for competitive advantage, boards—once the cautious voices urging management to mitigate risk—are now calling for breakthrough innovation. Indeed, avoiding risk is now seen as the riskiest proposition of all. In speaking with CEOs and board members from a range of industries, the authors identified four common obstacles most boards face in governing innovation: an outdated risk agenda, insufficient time, lack of expertise, and a relationship with management that needs retuning. Embracing innovation and its inherent risks requires that boards and senior management develop new ways of working together. To bolster out-of-the-box thinking at their companies, boards should promote diversity among members. They should foster “creative abrasion” to keep ideas flowing and rethink traditional methods of governing. And they must learn to embrace and encourage risk.Link

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Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation

Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation. Linda A. Hill, June 10, 2014, Book. “Why can some organizations innovate time and again, while most cannot? You might think the key to innovation is attracting exceptional creative talent. Or making the right investments. Or breaking down organizational silos. All of these things may help—but there’s only one way to ensure sustained innovation: you need to lead it—and with a special kind of leadership. Collective Genius shows you how…” May require purchase or user account. Link

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Equal pay for equal value: The case for care workers

Equal pay for equal value: The case for care workers. Linda Hill, December 2013, Paper. “In 2012, Kristine Bartlett, an aged care worker, and the Service and Food Workers Union took a claim for equal pay for work of equal value under New Zealand’s Equal Pay Act 1972. They claimed that Kristine’s skills, responsibility, service and conditions of work were undervalued because caring for the elderly is done almost entirely by women. The last pay equity case, for clerical workers in 1986, was rejected, making Bartlett vs Terranova an important test of New Zealand law…” Link

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