Tag: Creativity

Innovation and ‘Nudge’ Economics – New Policy Frontiers

Nudge Behavioural economics integrate psychology and sociology into economics. It is based on empirical research rather than casual observation about human behaviour. People frequently make poor decisions in situations that involve: complicated calculations risk and uncertainty tradeoffs between present and

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CODA: Creativity and Improvisation in Jazz and Organizations: Implications for Organizational Learning

Barrett, F. CODA: Creativity and Improvisation in Jazz and Organizations: Implications for Organizational Learning. Organization Science, vol. 9, n. 5. (sept-oct. 1998). Pp. 605-622. We must simply act, fully knowing our ignorance of possible consequences. Kenneth Arrow, economist I think

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How to Prototype a Game in Under 7 Days: Tips and Tricks from 4 Grad Students Who Made Over 50 Games in 1 Semester

Gabler, K., Gray, K., Kucic, M., and S. Shodhan. “How to Prototype a Game in Under 7 Days: Tips and Tricks from 4 Grad Students Who Made Over 50 Games in 1 Semester”. Gamasutra. October 26, 2005. Rapid is a

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Technology brokering and innovation in a product development firm

Hargadon, A. & R. Sutton. 1997. “Technology brokering and innovation in a product development firm”. Administrative Science Quarterly; 42, 4 Knowledge is imperfectly shared over time and across people, organizations, and industries: ideas from one group might solve the problems of

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Créateurs d’automobiles : la gestion des designers chez Renault

Le Quément, P. 2005. Créateurs d’automobiles : la gestion des designers chez Renault. Journal de l’École de Paris du management. Déc. 2005. Design industriel Tous les objets qui nous entourent ont été fabriqués en série par des machines dans des

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Assessing the Work Environment for Creativity

Amabile et al. 1996. Assessing the Work Environment for Creativity. Academy of Management Journal. Vol 39, n. 5, pp. 1154-1184. We assume that the social environment can influence both the level and the frequency of creative behavior. Creativity The production

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A little Creativity goes a long Way : An examination of teams’ engagement in creative process

Gilson, L. & C. Shalley. 2004. “A little Creativity goes a long Way : An examination of teams’ engagement in creative process”. Journal of Management 30(4) 453-470 Creative Processes Recently, this outcome based definition has been scrutinized by theorists who

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Employee Creativity: Personal and Contextual Factors at Work

Oldham, G. & A. Cummings. 1996. Employee Creativity: Personal and Contextual Factors at Work. Academy of Management Journal. Vol 39, n. 3, pp. 607-634. Creativity Most contemporary researchers and theorists have adopted a definition that focuses on the product or

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The Development of Creative Capabilities in and out of Creative Organizations: Three Case Studies

Napier, N. and  M. Nilsson. 2006. The Development of Creative Capabilities in and out of Creative Organizations: Three Case Studies. Creativity and Innovation Management. Vol. 15, n. 3. pp. 268-278. Yet, despite much research, three areas emerge as needing more

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The psychology of novelty-seeking, creativity and innovation: Neurocognitive aspects within a work-psychological perspective

Schweizer, S. T. 2006. The psychology of novelty-seeking, creativity and innovation: Neurocognitive aspects within a work-psychological perspective. Creativity and Innovation Management. Vol. 15, n. 2. pp. 164-172. From a neuropsychological point of view, highly novelty-seeking individuals and above-average novelty-finders can

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