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Creativity and Leadership in Science, Technology, and Innovation (Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organization and Technology) Leadership is vital to creativity and successful innovation in groups and organizations; leadership is however seldom studied in the academic literature as a creativity driver. One reason for the lack of attention paid to leadership’s effect on creativity may be the common belief that creativity cannot and should not be managed. Creative individuals and groups are regarded as, and indeed often are, autonomous and self-driving. From this belief the erroneous conclusion is drawn that there is n…

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Leadership is vital to creativity and successful innovation in groups and organizations; leadership is however seldom studied in the academic literature as a creativity driver. One reason for the lack of attention paid to leadership’s effect on creativity may be the common belief that creativity cannot and should not be managed. Creative individuals and groups are regarded as, and indeed often are, autonomous and self-driving. From this belief the erroneous conclusion is drawn that there is n…

The Science of Serendipity: How to Unlock the Promise of InnovationInnovation. The word might make you think of Silicon Valley. But innovation isn’t the sole province of start-ups. They didn’t invent it, and they’re not always the ones from which we can best learn.  As Matt Kingdon argues in The Science of Serendipity,  it’s corporate innovators battling within large, established organisations who are the field’s real heroes. Tapping into 20 years of experience on the front lines of innovation—bringing new products and services to market and hel…

A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental IllnessThis New York Times bestseller is a myth-shattering exploration of the powerful connections between mental illness and leadership. Historians have long puzzled over the apparent mental instability of great and terrible leaders alike: Napoleon, Lincoln, Churchill, Hitler, and others. In A First-Rate Madness, Nassir Ghaemi, director of the Mood Disorders Programme at Tufts Medical Center, offers and sets forth a controversial, compelling thesis: the very qualities that mark those with mood disord…

Bringing Out the Best in People: How to Apply the Astonishing Power of Positive Reinforcement, Third Edition (Business Books)Maximize employee performance with this updated edition of the classic bestseller In Bringing Out the Best in People: How to Apply the Astonishing Power of Positive Reinforcement, renowned thought leader and internationally recognized workplace expert Aubrey Daniels takes a look at today’s rapidly changing work environment, providing a timely update to his seminal book on performance management. As one of the foremost speakers and writers in the human performance field, for nearly 40 years D…

Inside the Box: A Proven System of Creativity for Breakthrough Results“The ‘inside-the-box approach’ can reveal key opportunities for innovation that are hiding in plain sight” (Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive).The traditional attitude toward creativity in the American business world is to “think outside the box”—to brainstorm without restraint in hopes of coming up with a breakthrough idea, often in moments of crisis. Sometimes it works, but it’s a problem-specific solution that does nothing to engender creative thinking more generally. Inside the…

Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership: A Guide for Inspiring Creativity, Innovation, and EngagementUnlike leadership books that focus on competencies, Gary DePaul provides nine practices that anyone – regardless or role – can use immediately! Recipient of the ISPI 2016 Outstanding Performance Communication Award, Gary DePaul explains how the concept of leadership is radically changing. In it, you’ll read 27 real-life examples of how individual contributors, managers, and executives have applied each of the nine practices (three per practice). You’ll also have access to numerous tools and re…

Innovative Intelligence: The Art and Practice of Leading Sustainable Innovation in Your OrganizationInnovation is a key source of competitive advantage, but it remains frustratingly elusive for many organizations. This book shows you how to close the innovation gap by making individuals and organizations systematically and sustainably innovative. You will learn how to embrace a culture of innovation and make it permeate every level of the organization. You will find a clear road map and practical tools to redefine your workplace’s culture, identify and tap into the existing innovative intellig…

Managing Change, Creativity and InnovationThis bestselling text continues to provide a fresh approach to organisational change by linking it to the key drivers of creativity and innovation, but now contains improved coverage of approaches to change. It explores change as a human and social process, looking at the vital role leadership, entrepreneurship and creativity play in change management, rather than viewing it as a series of systems and mechanisms. In doing so, it provides all the theoretical and practical understanding you will n…

Creativity and Strategic Innovation ManagementMany organizations in both the private and public sector are confronted with stiff challenges as they face rapid changes in the business environment. Understanding the causes of these changes is essential if organizations are to fashion suitable management responses. In a highly competitive and globalized scenario, business creativity provides the spark that fosters the development and implementation of innovation and organizational change. Increased understanding of the concepts of business c…