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July 2, 2015

Ownership Robert’s Rules of Innovation imperative OWNERSHIP. Innovation needs ownership – a champion within the organization. The champion must convince others to take calculated risks and at times work outside of one’s comfort zone. The champion must take responsibility for project tasks, decisions, and deliverables need to be clearly understood and communicated. For more on ownership in the Innovation process, read the book, Robert’s Rules of Innovation to discover more.

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Ownership: Are You Taking Responsibility?

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In order to achieve Innovation, a champion within an organization must take Ownership – one of Robert’s Rules of Innovation imperatives.  The champion, whether an officer or executive manager within the company, has the responsibility of convincing others to work outside their comfort zone, even if they are resistant to change.

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‘Is This Yours?’ In The Innovation Process, The Answer Defines Ownership

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“Excuse me, is this yours?” If someone asked members of your Innovation Team about “ownership” of a current initiative, would individuals reply, “Yes”? Or would the people involved point to the team leader, the CEO or someone else – someone other than themselves? Would they reply, “No, that’s his”?