Jeff DeGraff is Clinical Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Dr. DeGraff’s research and writing focuses on leading innovation. He is co‐author of several books including Creativity at Work, Leading Innovation, Competing Values Leadership, and recently released new book titled “Making Stone Soup.” Jeff’s opinions on contemporary business matters are covered by NPR, PBS, Business Week, Fortune and the Wall Street Journal to name a few. He has consulted with hundreds of the world’s most prominent firms and has developed a broad array of widely used creativity and innovation methodologies and tools. Dr. DeGraff founded a leading innovation institute, Innovatrium, with labs in Ann Arbor and Atlanta.
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