This piece is written by Professors Joerg Reckenrich and Jamie Anderson of the Antwerp Management School. More information and links to the authors can be found below.
In today’s complex world, a leader’s ability to drive creativity and innovation is an essential skill. Leaders need to identify emerging customer trends, drive the creation of new products and services, and continuously push for novel and effective ways of doing things.
While the ability to think creatively and to innovate is a requirement for all contemporary leaders, in this post we step back to 16th Century Venice to demonstrate that Creative Leadership spans industries and epochs. We tell the story of Tintoretto, a true innovation leader who was able to challenge the dominant position of his competitor and Art Grand Master Titian.