CVF Handouts

How Does Competing Values Apply to My Company?

The best way to learn about the Competing Values Framework (CVF) is through the workshops of the Leading Innovation & Growth Series and the Competing Values Assessment, but there are some helpful books, white papers and articles that can assist your understanding of the CVF concepts. The links on this page provide a basic overview on how the Competing Values methodology can facilitate change, innovation & growth at your workplace.

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The Creativize Method

The Creativize Method is the overall model that contains the Seven Step Process of Innovation. Click here for a brief introductory white paper (PDF) on the Creativize Method.

The Creativize Method is also featured in Professor Jeff DeGraff’s most recent book, Leading Innovation: How to Jump Start Your Organization’s Growth Engine, co-authored with Shawn Quinn (McGraw-Hill, 2006). In Dividends, Fall 2006 issue, DeGraff is interviewed about the concepts explored in his book, Leading Innovation: A Playbook for Growth. Read the full article (PDF).

Visit our Bookshelf Page for more information about the Competing Values Framework.