Ideas become the catalyst for change, and change becomes the catalyst for innovation. Innovation is centered on creating or enhancing value. With this understanding, Dr. Parsons is able to concisely articulate twelve competencies which are imperative for today's innovative leader. When dealing with any group emerging leaders can begin the process leadership development by working on the competencies identified in this book. ISBN: 9781602730649 . 228 pages (HB) . $24.95 USD . Publisher: GLE Books.