There are 33 videos in the "innovation" collection

Jason Rosenthal, CEO, Lytro Synopsis:The CEO struggles with how to align his resources to optimize the market and evolving technology.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementInnovationDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Innovation
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec Synopsis:Manager oversees complex drug-development project despite her lack of technical background.
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Subject Area: InnovationDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Innovation
Prince Kofi Amoabeng, Founder and CEO, UT Synopsis:African CEO must overcome difficult regulations and limitations imposed by the government for his business.
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Subject Area: OperationsPower and PoliticsDecision-MakingEntrepreneurship
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Innovation
Nicole Blatt, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force Synopsis:An Air Force officer campaigns for the adoption of a new weapon that will protect soldiers in Iraq.
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Subject Area: InnovationPower and PoliticsDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Innovation
Rob Siegel, General Manager, Video Software and Solutions, GE Security Synopsis:Given the changing landscape of technology, the marketing data showed a need for product evolution in spite of the large company’s resistance to change its processes for a new product development.
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Subject Area: InnovationDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General ManagementR&D/Product Development
Industry: Products & RetailHigh Tech
Leadership topic: Innovation
Kate Surman, Administrative Director, South Bay Cancer Center at Stanford Hospital and Clinics Synopsis:A leader works to better understand the patient experience and design a new method of care.
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Subject Area: InnovationDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Innovation
Geetha Rao, CEO, Silicon Valley Start-up Synopsis:Company decides to adopt new quality standards and executive must win over a high-profile critic of the change.
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Subject Area: InnovationPower and Politics
Leadership Role:
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Innovation
Greg Poulsen, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Intermountain Healthcare Synopsis:Hospital Executive analyzes patterns around physician delivery of care to innovate within a 22 hospital, 185-clinic integrated health system in order to stay operationally efficient, maintain a high level of patient safety and deliver results.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementInnovationOperations
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Innovation
Anne Marie Burgoyne, Managing Director, Social Innovation, Emerson Collective Synopsis:Board Member of Non-Profit must determine how to advise and handle a leader who may be undermining organization's efficiency and success.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General ManagementConsulting
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Anne Marie Burgoyne, Managing Director, Social Innovation, Emerson Collective Synopsis:Board member must determine how to enable a Non-Profit to better function through it's Board of Directors.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementOperationsPower and PoliticsDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Solomon Trujillo, CEO, Telstra Synopsis:American, Latino CEO must overcome cultural bias and political opposition while leading a traditional, government-owned company to be a profitable, privately held company in Australia
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Subject Area: GlobalizationInnovationPower and PoliticsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Board LevelExecutive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Prince Kofi Amoabeng, Founder and CEO, UT Synopsis:African founder and CEO must build a culture of trust in his African company, which is new and different for his employees.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementInnovationGlobalization
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec Synopsis:Former Chairman of the Girl Scouts and Vice President of Biogen Idec shares three insights that guide her in life.
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Subject Area: InnovationDecision-MakingCareer Development
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Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec Synopsis:A leader who simultaneously was the Chairman of the Girl Scouts, corporate Vice President, mother of two, and happily married talks about how she manages it all.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role:
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Marten Mickos, former CEO, MySQL Synopsis:A giant rival’s surprise move tests the mettle of a small company’s executive team.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingInnovation
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Dave Lyons, Former Director of Engineering, Tesla Motors Synopsis:An engineering manager feels he needs to choose between a high-stakes project deadline and good peer relationships.
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Subject Area: ConflictInnovationPower and Politics
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Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: High TechProducts & Retail
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Roy Vella, Former Director, Merchant Services, PayPal Synopsis:To sell his vision for a new business venture, a manager must convince two disparate companies to collaborate.
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Subject Area: InnovationPower and PoliticsEntrepreneurship
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementR&D/Product DevelopmentStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Bob Holden, former General Manager, Rent.com (eBay) Synopsis:A young manager must motivate a team with numerous performance issues in order to achieve lofty growth targets.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingOperations
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & RetailServices
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Jeffrey Bewkes, CEO, Time Warner Synopsis:Executive with a strictly business background grapples with how to lead creative members of his team.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingInnovationPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Nicole Blatt, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force Synopsis:An Air Force officer lobbies outside her chain of command for the adoption of a new weapon to protect soldiers.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingInnovationPower and Politics
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Geetha Rao, CEO, Silicon Valley Start-up Synopsis:Entrepreneur talks about how she manages risk when making career decisions.
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Subject Area: Career DevelopmentEntrepreneurshipInnovation
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Mike Folgner, former General Manager, Video, Yahoo Synopsis:After Yahoo acquires his early-stage startup, an entrepreneur must manage a team resistant to change.
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Subject Area: ConflictInnovationOperations
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec Synopsis:Young manager must respond to a superior who voices negative stereotypes.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Michael Osofsky, CIO and Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Start-Up Synopsis:Co-founder of software start-up agonizes over whether and how to tell his colleagues that he's gay.
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Subject Area: ConflictEthicsWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
John Brown, Chairman, Stryker Corp. Synopsis:CEO must decide whether to buy and integrate company run by two prima donnas.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsPower and PoliticsStrategic Management
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Janet Ang, VP, Global Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo Synopsis:Executive must bring together two international companies with different internal processes and cultures.
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Subject Area: GlobalizationMergers & AcquisitionsStrategic Management
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec Synopsis:Executive used to tackling big challenges faces the biggest one of all: a newborn.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Connie Matsui, EVP, Innovation, Biogen Idec Synopsis:U.S. delegates to a global conference must shed their "ugly American" image to gain influence.
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Subject Area: GlobalizationPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Charles O'Reilly, Professor, Stanford Synopsis:Graduates of The Corporate Entrepreneur (TCE) Executive Education program are invited to share Stanford insights and lessons with your teams by using some of the teaching and learning methods valued by the Graduate School of Business.
Charles O'Reilly, Professor, Stanford Synopsis:Graduates of Executive Program for Growing Companies are invited to share Stanford insights and lessons with your teams by using some of the teaching and learning methods valued by the Graduate School of Business.
Charles O'Reilly, Professor, Stanford Synopsis:This module addresses leadership when changing contexts and facing an entirely new setting. The leader has to diagnose the business situation, assess the leadership issues, and determine the challenges and opportunities to be addressed – all with little, if any, experience in the new arena.
Charles O'Reilly, Professor, Stanford Synopsis:When success depends on the performance of others, a number of new skills must be mastered. This module walks through how a young leader would establish credibility with a new team, assess a new situation and communicate clear expectations as well as ideas on addressing poor performers and motivating others whose values and aspirations may be very different from your own.
Learn ways to create an environment of innovation with Stanford Professor Bill Barnett and a VP who is challenged with new drug discovery.