Volume 7, No. 3, 2002

Innovations in Leadership

Edited by Aïda A. Warah

A Special Issue on Innovations in Leadership

1. An Introduction, by the Editor

Peer Reviewed Articles:

2. Classic Theories – Contemporary Applications: a comparative study of the implementation of innovation in Canadian and Chinese Public Sector environments, by Michael Miles, Arun Thangaraj, Wang Dawei and Ma Huiqin

3. Governance, Power and Ego Development: Toward the Democratic Organization, by Aïda A. Warah

4. The Reality of Innovation in Government, by Nada Teofilovic

Discussion Papers:

5. Leadership and Innovation: Relating to Circumstances and Change, by Jim Selman

Case Studies:

6. Federal-Provincial Business Registry Services and Payment System: Offering Electronic Inter-jurisdictional Services Based on Business Needs, by Stuart MacLean

Book Reviews:

7. Beyond work-family balance: Joyke K. Fletcher, & Pettye H. Pruitt. Advancing gender equity and workplace performance, by Rhona Rapoport, Lotte Bailyn, reviewed by Mark Hammer

8. Primal Leadership: Realizing the power of emotional intelligence, by Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, & Annie McKee, reviewed by Mark Hammer

Other Material

Discussion Papers:

9. Are Your Innovation Ducks All In A Row? by Andy Radka (19/12/2002)

Case Studies:

10. Management Tools For Creating Government Responsiveness: The Liquor Control Board of Ontario as a Context for Creating Change, by Rosemary McInerney and David Barrows

11. The Participative Budget in Porto Alegre: Insights from a Study Visit of a Canadian Councillor, by Clive Doucet. - Read a comment on this paper.

Book Reviews:

12. The New Public Organization, by Kenneth Kernaghan, Brian Marson, and Sandford Borins, reviewed by Wendy MacDonald

13. Creating the Innovation Culture: Leveraging Visionaries, Dissenters and Other Useful Troublemakers in Your Organization, by Frances Horibe, reviewed by Eleanor D. Glor


14. A new Innovation Salon has been set up in Edmonton

15. Notes from J. Adam Holbrook's presentation to the Ottawa Salon of Sept. 6, 2002

16. Schedule for Fall 2002


17. Innovation Memes, by Raymond Bouchard

18. Innovation Guru Insights, by Elaine Dundon and Alex Pattakos

Call for Papers:

The Innovation Journal will be publishing ten more special issues prepared by guest editors over the next year or so, on the themes of:



Ethics of Innovation

Tom Lynch & Val Clapper

Designing Innovation

Partha Banerjee

Innovations in Leadership

Aida Warah

The Innovation Context

James L. Perry

Organizational Partnerships

Adam Holbrook

Innovation Processes and Tools

Bill Eimicke & Steve Cohen

Evaluating Innovation

Melvin Dubnick

Rules Innovation

Kernaghan Webb

Employee Empowerment

Don de Guerre

Client Empowerment

Monica Dowling

Public Empowerment and Engagement

To be announced

French papers

Lucie Rouillard

New Members of the Editorial Board:

Denis Harrisson, professeur au département de relations industrielles de l’Université du Québec à Hull et directeur adjoint de CRISES

Michael Miles, Faculty Member, University of Ottawa, teaching Organization Development and Change, Strategy, and System Thinking



Published December 2002

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