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The Routledge companion to creativity

Author: Tudor Rickards; Mark A Runco; Susan Moger
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge companions.
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"Creativity can be as difficult to define as it is to achieve. This is a complex and compelling area of study and this volume is perfectly poised to explore how creativity can be better understood, and used, in a range of contexts. The book not only centres on creativity in wider organizational theory, but also defines the conditions in which creativity can flourish, and assesses how the contemporary business  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tudor Rickards; Mark A Runco; Susan Moger
ISBN: 9780415773171 0415773172 9780203888841 0203888847
OCLC Number: 227574780
Description: xiii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Introduction 1. The Companion to Creativity: A Synoptic Overview (Tudor Rickards, Mark A. Runco and Susan Moger) Part 2: Creativity and Design Theme 1: Creativity and Design 2. Creativity, Improvisation and Organizations (Colin M. Fisher and Teresa Amabile) 3. Creativity and Sound: The Agony of the Senses (Richard Coyne) 4. Unleashing the Creative Potential of Design in Business (Margaret Bruce) 5. Space to Adapt: Workplaces, Creativity behaviour and Organizational Memetics (Ilfryn Price) Part 3: Environmental Actors and Influences Theme 2: Environmental Influences 6. Creating or Destroying Business Value: Understanding the Opportunities and the Limits of a Win-Win Collaboration (Andrew Cox) 7. The Style/Involvement Model of Consumer Innovation (Gordon Foxall and Victoria James) 8. Creativity and Knowledge Relationships in the Creative Industries (Paul Jeffcutt) 9. Leading for Renewal: The Value of Positive Turbulence (Stanley S. Gryskiewicz) Theme 3: Innovation and Entrepreneurship 10. Evolutionary Models of Innovation and Creativity (Colin Martindale) 11. Creativity and Entrepreneurship (Mathew Manimala) 12. Social Networks and Creativity: Combining Expertise in Complex Innovations (Arent Greve) Part 4: Creativity and Knowledge Theme 4: Knowledge Management 13. Knowledge Management and the Management of Creativity (Geir Kaufmann and Mark A. Runco) 14. Creating Organizational Knowledge Dialogically: An Outline of a Theory (Haridimos Tsoukas) Theme 5: Metatheories of Creativity 15. Computers and Creativity: Models and Applications (Margaret Boden) 16. Relationship Creativity in Collectives at Multiple Levels (Subrata Chakrabarty and Richard W. Woodman) 17. Creativity and Economics: Current Perspectives (Isaac Getz and Todd Lubart) 18. Deconstructing Creativity (Alf Rehn and Christian De Cock) 19. Idea Activity in Our Nations and Workplaces (Glenn Rothberg) Part 5: The Creative Individual Theme 6: Personal Creativity 20. Genius, Creativity and Leadership (Dean Keith Simonton) 21. Intellectual Styles and Creativity (Li-fang Zhang and Robert J. Sternberg) 22. Creativity and Personality (Stephen J. Guastello) 23. The Thinking of Creative Leaders: Outward Focus, Inward Focus and Integration (Michael D. Mumford, Cristina L. Byrne and Amanda S. Shipman) 24. Creativity: A Systems Perspective (Seana Moran) 25. Change Oriented Leadership Behaviour: A Consequence of Post-Bureaucratic Organizations? (Jouko Arvonen) Theme 7: Structured Interventions 26. Prototyping Processes that Affect Organizational Creativity (Cameron Ford) 27. Creative Problem-Solving: Past, Present and Future (Gerard Puccio and John Cabra) 28. Thinking Outside the Box: Lateral Thinking as an Educational Innovation (Sandra Dingli) 29. Computer Supported Idea Generation (Rene Ziegler and Michael Diehl) Part 6: Integration 30. Integration: Prospects for Future Journeys (Mark A. Runco, Tudor Rickards and Susan Moger)
Series Title: Routledge companions.
Responsibility: edited by Tudor Rickards, Mark A. Runco and Susan Moger.
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