Kirton Adaptation-Innovation Theory

In Wardley Maps we have Pioneers, settlers and town planners model, where it’s recognized the need of having people organized not only by their capabilities, but by their attitudes too.

Looking for other stuff, I just found the the Kirton Adaptation-Innovation Theory where there are 3 attitudes identified: innovators, bridges and adaptors. Main point is: developing diversity in cognitive style and approach.

Michael Kirton recognizes on its model the need of recognizing a cognitive style on the individuals and teams in organizations.

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