Henry, Jane Creative Management

ISBN 13: 9780761966111

Creative Management

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Praise for the First Edition: 'The book is an accessible source of key writings and it will be of interest to practising managers and students of organizational behaviour' - The Occupational Psychologist 'Fascinating reading and very relevant to managing change and the needs of the decades ahead' - Long Range Planning 'Excellent collection of articles examining the nature of creativity and how it relates to various management issues from a wide variety of perspectives. Especially noteworthy are the contributions from Gareth Morgan (author of Images of Organization), Michael McCaskey and Peter Drucker. Recommended for anyone with an interest in problem solving, organizational development and change' - Changes Bookshop News 'The major strength of this collection is the variety of perspectives it brings out in one's understanding of creative processes. The selection of articles and their sequencing makes reading through the book an enjoyable experience...one can easily recommend this book to students, scholars and senior executives...practitioners of creativity (eg value-engineers, research scientists, media executives, etc), may find it useful to gain insight into the nature of the processes which they practice' - Management and Labour Studies 'An excellent tour of this fascinating world' - Headlines This latest edition of Creative Management has been completely rewritten to further explore the roots of creative perception and judgement at work. Jane Henry has brought together key readings from distinguished international contributors which consider: creativity; organizational psychodynamics; social capital and knowledge management. The contributors to this textbook are some of the most distinguished names in the field and give a clear overview of the topics discussed whilst explaining their practical implications. Published as a Course Reader for The Open University Course Creativity, Innovation and Change (B822).

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About the Author:

Jane Henry is a senior lecturer and applied psychologist at the Open University. She is the editor of the Creative Management and Managing Innovation and Change Readers, also published by SAGE and now in their second edition.

Contenuti:

PART ONE: PERCEPTION
CREATIVITY
How to Kill Creativity - Teresa Amabile
A Systems Perspective on Creativity - Milhaly Csikszentmihalyi
COGNITION
The Innovative Mind - Guy Claxton
Becoming Smarter by Thinking Less
Creativity and Problem Solving - Geir Kauffman
Organizational Knowledge Creation - Ikujiro Nonaka and Hirotaka Takeuchi
PERCEPTION
Ten Ideas Designed to Rile Everyone Who Cares About Management - Henry Mintzberg
The Theory Behind the Practice - Gareth Morgan
Metaphor and the Evolution of the Living Organization - Gerrit Boekstra
PART TWO: STYLE
EMOTION
What Makes a Leader - Daniel Coleman
Psychodynamics, Psychoanalysis and Organizations - Yiannis Gabriel
STYLE
State of the Art - Sarah Hampson
Personality
The Big Five and Myers-Briggs - Rowan Bayne
Adaptors and Innovators - Michael J Kirton
Why New Initiatives Get Blocked
LEARNING
Learning and Change Through Action Research - Peter Reason
Empowerment - Chris Argyris
The Emperor's New Clothes
Informal Networks - David Krackhardt and Jeffrey R Hanson
The Company Behind the Chart
PART THREE: DEVELOPMENT
CULTURE
Why My Former Employees Still Work for Me - Richard Semler
Technology, Networks and Social Capital - Francis Fukuyama
RESPONSIBILITY
The Citizen Company - Charles Handy
From Spare Change to Real Change - Rosabeth Moss Kanter
SUSTAINABILITY
A Road Map For Natural Capitalism - A B Lovins, L Hunter Lovins and Paul Hawken
Monocultures of the Mind - Vandana Shiva

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Henry, Jane
Editore: SAGE Publications Ltd (2001)
ISBN 10: 0761966110 ISBN 13: 9780761966111
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