Leadership Model And Practices : An Global Context Of Intuitive Surgical

1035 Words Aug 22nd, 2014 5 Pages
This paper will analyze which leadership model or (models) and practices would encourage innovation considering the global context of Intuitive Surgical ; explain why I chose this model (or models) and how it will help the leaders in their responsibilities as leaders of innovation; assess how the information in the chosen case exemplifies (or does not exemplify) the five discovery skills of innovation leaders; and finally will assess the actions that the leaders of Intuitive Surgical took to shape culture and processes to be more innovative. I will also present an argument for which one of the three organizational DNA factors is most important for Intuitive Surgical future success.
Leadership
The leadership model(s) and practices that would encourage innovation considering the global context of Intuitive Surgical is a company that has led the country as the global technology leader in robotic assisted minimally-invasive surgery (Hoffman 2012).Their main product is the da Vinci Surgical System which is a robotic surgical system designed to perform urologic, gynecologic, cardiothoracic, and general surgeries that are much less invasive than traditional surgeries (Hoffman 2012). This company was definitely a leader within their market. Each of the different leadership models support innovation within organizations in some form or fashion.
There are several leadership models. Some are functional leadership, personal leadership, transformational leadership, situational…

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