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Media Kits

Leading Innovation Media Kit
Creativity at Work Media Kit
Competing Values Leadership Media Kit
Trust is Everything Media Kit

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News Releases

Innovatrium supports new AACSB Innovation Goals

(October 11, 2010) University of Michigan Business School Professors Sets Standard for new Model in Innovation Education.

Download the SMNR AACSB News Release

Ross Alumni Event at Innovatrium

(September 30, 2010) Jeff is the keynote speaker at the Ross Alumni of SE Michigan Event on September 30th.

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Jeff at TedX Detroit

(September 29, 2010) Jeff is the lead speaker at TedX Detroit on September 29th.

Download the SMNR Jeff at TedX News Release

Innovatrium Partnership is New Model in Business Education

(June 29, 2010) Business School Professors in partnership with Haworth bring innovation to the Fortune 500

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Innovatrium Celebrates First Anniversary

(May 18, 2010) Innovatrium brings fresh ideas from Ann Arbor to the world to help businesses grow.

Download the Innovatrium One-Year Anniversary News Release.

Social Media News Release for Competing Values

(May 7, 2010) Jeff DeGraff encourages Michigan to get in touch with its “Inner Henry Ford” while speaking at the recent “Destination Innovation” event, hosted in Troy by Michigan’s University Research Corridor.

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Competing Values Featured at Haworth’s 2009 NeoCon Exhibit in Chicago

(June 15, 2009) Haworth energized NeoCon’s third floor exhibit space, with designs that featured Competing Values culture types.

Read the Haworth Press Release Here.

Leading Innovation Book Cover

Leading Innovation: How to Jump Start your Organization’s Growth Engine

(McGraw-Hill, 2006) co-authored with Shawn E. Quinn. Jeff DeGraff’s newest book is now available at all major bookstores and book selling sites.

Download the Leading Innovation Press Release.

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Competing Values Leadership: Creating Value in Organizations

(Edward Elgar, 2006) co-authored with Kim S. Cameron, Robert E. Quinn, and Anjan V. Thakor. Jeff DeGraff’s newest book is now available at all major bookstores and book selling sites.

Download the Competing Values Leadership Press Release.

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Creativity at Work: Developing the Right Practices to Make Innovation Happen

(Jossey-Bass, 2002) co-authored with Katherine A. Lawrence. This book, available at all major bookstores and book selling sites, was the first to share the concepts behind the Creativity GenomeTM.

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Speaker Videos

You’ve read his work, you’ve heard the rave reviews, now it’s time to see the humor, energy, and passion in action! Learn, laugh, discover your inner “creativizer” and unleash innovation at your workplace…

Jeff DeGraff speaking at VISA

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Jeff DeGraff speaking at GE

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What is Competing Values?

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What are the Seven Steps?

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Speaker One-Sheets

Click Here for the Speaker One Sheet for Jeff DeGraff

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Click Here for the Speaker One Sheet for Anjan Thakor

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Speaker Images

Jeff DeGraff Press Photos (Low Resolution)
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Events and Workshops

The Dean’s Next Public Speaking Event: TBA

Please note that the majority of Competing Value Company’s engagements are private corporate events.

The Dean’s Next Public Workshop

Available through Executive Education at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Click here for links to the current program schedule, to request a catalog, and/or to register.

Click here for information about Jeff’s upcoming events at the University of Michigan.

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Competing Values Company Contact Information

Jeff DeGraff
The Dean of Innovation
email: jeff@competingvalues.com
phone: (734) 604-1012 – Assistant

John DeGraff
Executive Director – Marketing
email: john@competingvalues.com
phone: (608) 516-7395

Anjan Thakor
Partner – Competing Values
email: thakor@wustl.edu
phone: (314) 330-9266

Shawn Quinn
Partner – Competing Values
email: squinn@competingvalues.com
phone: (734) 945-9142

Ian DeGraff
Creative Director
email: degraffi@gmail.com
phone: (608) 423-1486

Karen Mishra
Marketing & PR
email: lizmishra@gmail.com
phone: 517-802-8702

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