ERIC Number: EJ411660
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Champions of Technological Innovation.
Howell, Jane M.; Higgins, Christopher A.
Administrative Science Quarterly, v35 n2 p317-41 Jun 1990
Investigates the personality characteristics, leadership behaviors, and influence tactics of champions of technological innovations. Champions reported using transformative leader behaviors significantly more often than nonchampions. Formally appointing individuals to a project-championing role may undermine their intrinsic motivation and jeopardize the innovation's ultimate success. Includes 77 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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