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Handbook of Organizational Creativity

  • ID: 1779075
  • Book
  • October 2018
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
Handbook of Organizational Creativity is designed to explain creativity and innovation in organizations. This handbook contains 28 chapters dedicated to particularly complex phenomena, all written by leading experts in the field of organizational creativity. The format of the book follows the multi-level structure of creativity in organizations where creativity takes place at the individual level, the group level, and the organizational level. Beyond just theoretical frameworks, applications and interventions are also emphasized. This topic will be of particular interest to managers of creative personnel, and managers that see the potential benefit of creativity to their organizations.
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A) Introduction 1.Creativity in Organizations: Importance and Approaches 2. Organizations and Creativity: Trends in Research, Status of Education and Practice, Agenda for the Future 3.Methods in Creativity Research: Multiple Approaches, Multiple Levels 4. Fields, Domains, and Individuals 5. Creativity in Organizations: Facilitators and Inhibitors

B) Individual Level Influences 6. Abilities 7. The Expert Performance Approach and Deliberate Practice: Some Potential Implications for Studying Creative Performance in Organizations 8. Problem Solving 9. Idea Generation and Idea Evaluation: Cognitive Skills and Deliberate Practices 10. The Emotive Roots of Creativity: Basic and Applied Issues on Affect and Motivation 11. Personality 12. Fostering individual creativity through organizational context: A review of recent  research and recommendations for organizational leaders

C) Group Level Influences 13. Team Creativity and Innovation: The Effect of Group Composition, Social Processes, and Cognition 14. Collaborative Creativity-Group Creativity and Team Innovation 15. Creativity and Innovation: The Role of Team and Organizational Climate 16. Creativity and Work Context 17. Project Management of Innovative Teams 18. Leadership of Creativity: Entity-Based, Relational, and Complexity Perspectives

D) Organizational Level Influences 19. Organizational Structure and Innovation Revisited: From Organic To Ambidextrous Structurere 20. Planning for Innovation:  A Process Oriented Perspective 21. Organizational Learning, Knowledge Management and Creativity 22. Organizing for Change, Innovation, and Creativity

E) Interventions 23. Careers of the Creatives: Creating and Managing the Canvas 24. Can Reward Systems Influence the Creative Individual? 25. Performance management: Appraising performance, providing feedback, and  developing for creativity 26. Organizational Development

F) Conclusions 27. Creativity in Organizations: Conclusions

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Michael D. Mumford Department of Psychology, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.
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