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Innovating minds : a thinking framework for creativity and change

Author: Wilma Koutstaal; Jonathan T Binks
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2015] ©2015
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A groundbreaking, scientific approach to creative thinking From entrepreneurs to teachers, engineers to artists, almost everyone stands to benefit from becoming more creative. New ways of thinking, making, and imagining have the potential to bring about revolutionary changes to both our personal lives and society as a whole. And yet, the science behind creativity has largely remained a mystery, with few people aware  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Koutstaal, Wilma.
Innovating Minds: Rethinking Creativity to Inspire Change.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wilma Koutstaal; Jonathan T Binks
ISBN: 9780199316038 0199316031
OCLC Number: 915134747
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: What are ideas, and where do they come from? --
Seeing the forest and the trees: varying our levels of abstraction --
Staying the course and letting go: varying our degrees of mental control --
Making, finding, and improvising --
Past to future, future to future: innovating together over time --
Evey-renewing goals and keeping our aims in view --
A concepts guide.
Responsibility: Wilma Koutstaal and Jonathan T. Binks.

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Innovating Minds: Rethinking Creativity To Inspire Change offers a perspective, grounded in science, that allows us to achieve both individual and collective creative goals.  Read more...

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