Jeff DeGraff

Jeff DeGraff

  • Clinical Professor of Business Administration
Education
  • PhD University Of Wisconsin 1985
  • MA University Of Michigan 1982
  • BS Western Michigan University 1980

Contact Information

Phone
(734) 647-4335
Email
Room
R4328
Research

Jeff’s teaching, research and writing focuses on leading innovation and creativity. He is co-author of several books including Creativity at Work, Leading Innovation and Competing Values Leadership. His PBS program Innovation You introduces his ideas about innovation to viewers across America. He writes a syndicated column for Fortune, Psychology Today and the Huffington Post. 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 (www.innovatrium.org), with labs in Ann Arbor and Atlanta. You can follow Jeff at www.JeffDeGraff.com.

Featured Books

Innovation You: Four Steps to Becoming New and Improved

Innovation You: Four Steps to Becoming New and Improved
Jeff DeGraff

In today’s frenetic, uncertain world, the “same old, same old” routines are perfect ways to go nowhere fast. What has worked for you before—professionally or personally—no longer gets results. Whether you’ve been downsized, reached the end of a long relationship, or found yourself questioning where you are in life, it’s clear you need to change. To innovate. Make it new. Make yourself new. Now, in this invaluable book, the...

The Enlivened Self: The Art of Growing

The Enlivened Self: The Art of Growing
Jeff DeGraff

The Enlivened Self: The Art of Growing offers a new kind of learning experience. A set of three books that link together to form a coherent whole, these short volumes offer rich philosophical insight in easy-to-digest small bites. Each part invites you to carve out some space in your daily life to consider the art of growing into the creative, collaborative, and compelling leader you aspire to be.

Packed with deep insight, balanced with practical...

Certified Professional Innovator Workbook

Authors
Jeff DeGraff
Published Date
12/2014

Source

Amazon Publishing
0986230804

Making Stone Soup: How to Jumpstart Innovation Teams

Authors
Jeff DeGraff
Published Date
07/2014

Source

Amazon Publishing
0692242708

The Enlivened Self: The Art of Growing

Authors
Jeff DeGraff
Published Date
12/2013

Source

Amazon Publishing
B00HAJNN62

Innovation You: Four Steps to Becoming New and Improved

Authors
Jeff DeGraff
Published Date
2011

Source

Ballantine Books
0345530691
Authors
Peter Bacevice and Jeff DeGraff
Published Date
02/2013

Source

The Kindai Management Review
Volume: 
01
Issue: 
01
Pages: 
118-131

Innovativeness as Positive Deviance: Identifying and Operationalizing the Attributes, Functions, and Dynamics That Create Growth

Authors
Jeff DeGraff, Daniel Nathan Roberts
Published Date
08/2011

Source

Oxford University Press
Pages: 
703-714
The Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship
Kim S. Cameron, Gretchen M. Spreitzer
Ross Thought In Action
Professors Jeff DeGraff and Izak Duenyas show the critical need for supply chain innovation in a new executive program.

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