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Analyze factors in the global environment that influence what leaders do in leading innovative organizations.
Assess competitive factors in the 21st century that influence strategic decisions and innovation leadership.

Hitt, Haynes, and Serpa (2010) made a compelling argument for what will be required of leaders in the future. The future competitive landscape for organizations requires new forms of strategic leadership. Nayar (2010) described his own strategic leadership in preparing HCLT for the future. In your reply, analyze how the ideas from Hitt et al. (2010) and Nayar (2010) are similar to and different from the DNA of disruptive innovators (Dyer, Gregersen, & Christensen, 2011). Describe how the DNA of innovators is evident in these articles.

The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators
By Jeff Dyer, Hal B. Gregersen, Clayton M. Christensen
(http://books.google.com/books?id=jiUb_YkF-iEC&printsec=frontcover&dq=the+innovator's+DNA,+dyer+book&hl=en&sa=X&ei=nP_jUaj_MNao4AOvtYDIAg&ved=0CDUQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=the%20innovator's%20DNA%2C%20dyer%20book&f=false )

Strategic Leadership for the 21st century
By Michael Hitt, Katalin Takacs Haynes, and Roy Serpa

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In my review of these very interesting articles, I have extrapolated some synergies between what Hitt et al. said needs to occur in order for leadership strategies to be successful in the 21st century landscape and what Vineet Nayar has actually accomplished since his taking over as President of HCLT in 2005. Nayar was selected by then CEO Shiv Nadar for the role of President with a mandate to improve revenue for the company as it had been lagging that of the competition for the first five years of the new century. So, Nayar, agreed to take the position on one condition. He made the CEO commit to him that upon taking the job he would be granted permission to completely shake up the entire organization by whatever means and methods he felt necessary to prepare it for competition in the 21st century (Nayar, 2010).
When Nayar took over, he immediately saw a prime opportunity to ...

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The expert describes the DNA of innovators.