New PDF release: Creativity and Innovation in Organizational Teams Lea's

By Hoon-Seok Choi Leigh L. Thompson

ISBN-10: 0805849688

ISBN-13: 9780805849684

Creativity and Innovation in Organizational groups stemmed from a convention held on the Kellogg institution of administration in June 2003 masking creativity and innovation in teams and businesses. every one bankruptcy of the ebook is written via knowledgeable and covers unique concept approximately artistic strategies in firms. The association of the textual content displays a longstanding inspiration that creativity on the planet of labor is a joint final result of 3 interdependent forces—individual pondering, workforce tactics, and organizational atmosphere. half I explores simple cognitive mechanisms that underlie artistic considering, and contains chapters that debate cognitive foundations of creativity, a cognitive community version of creativity that explains how and why inventive strategies shape within the human brain, and imports a ground-breaking inspiration of "creativity templates" to the research of inventive inspiration new release in negotiation context. the second one half is dedicated to figuring out how teams and groups in organizational settings produce artistic rules and enforce suggestions. eventually, half III comprises 3 chapters that debate the function of social, organizational context within which artistic endeavors ensue. The booklet has a powerful foreign mixture of scholarship and comprises transparent enterprise implications in accordance with medical learn. It weds the disciplines of psychology, cognition, and company conception into one textual content.

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Finke, R. A. (1999). Creative cognition. In R. ), Handbook of creativity (pp. 189–212). New York: Cambridge University Press. Ward, T. , Smith, S. , & Vaid, J. (1997). Creative thought: An investigation of conceptual structures and processes. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Books. Chapter 2 Opening the Black Box of Creativity: Causal Effects in Creative Solution Generation Eric L. Santanen Bucknell University Organizations must be continuously creative to survive and thrive.

In an organizational setting, meeting planners may not always know in advance the exact roster of participants and therefore may be unable to carefully compose groups according to specific personal traits. It may also be the case that meeting planners are simply unaware of or do not have access to tools designed to reveal individ- 2. CREATIVE SOLUTION GENERATION 23 ual differences in cognitive preferences or abilities that may be useful for problem solving or creative ideation. The remainder of this chapter then presents the results of an experiment that compares several brainstorming techniques and argues that the findings offer some empirical support for the new model.

As a result, it is highly likely that developing creative solutions to problems is challenging without some form of intervention. Causal Relationships of the Cognitive Network Model of Creativity If the assumptions about the nature of memory and knowledge hold, then the causal propositions illustrated in Fig. 1 should also hold. These eight propositions aim to explain the mechanisms responsible for the production of creative solutions to problems. The Cognitive Network Model of creativity posits that creative solutions are caused by the formation of associations (new links or frames) in working memory of previously unrelated frames in the knowledge network (Koestler, 1964).

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