In order to create lasting positive social change, it is essential for organizations to consider new ideas and possibilities. Creating a culture that encourages innovation allows organizations to thrive in the midst of an ever-changing world. One significant change in recent decades is the increasing use of virtual environments to share ideas and information. As a current or future organizational leader, it is important for you to consider the implications of innovations and virtual environments on strategic planning.
For this Discussion, locate and select two scholarly articles from the provided resources—one article should discuss strategies for innovation in strategic planning and one article should discuss strategies for strategic planning in virtual environments. Consider how you might apply these strategies within an organization to effect positive social change.