EXPLORING INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP: A QUALITATIVE STUDY

Authors

ผศ.ดร.ภาวิณี เพชรสว่าง, นางTheresa Mathawaphan

Published

the 10th ICADA 2021

Abstract

In this twenty-first century where it is said to be the time of innovation and also the time of
crisis, innovative leadership is of utmost interesting topic but still less explored. This study
explores the underlying essences that bring about innovative leadership. Five CEOs and
founders of startups and technology companies, whose companies have reputations in innovations, were interviewed using phenomenology approach. To gain insight, the participants were asked of their experiences in regards to innovative leadership. This study gives
a deeper understanding of innovative leadership’s qualities. The results showed that innovative leadership is a specific combination of transformational leadership, entrepreneurial
leadership, behavioral leadership theory, and more new aspects. The main qualities of innovative leaders are trying new things, trusting in team, emphasizing in innovative culture,
having good people skill, having passion, and being good learners. This study’s findings
contribute to both practical HRD professional and academic scholars.

(2563). บุคลิกภาพของตราสินค้า: กรอบแนวคิดและการวัดประเมิน . NIDA BUSINESS JOURNAL, 16(1), 60-75.