Category Archives: Creative team

Stigmergic Collaboration: The Evolution of Group Work

The steady rise of Wikipedia.org and the Open Source software movement has been one of the big surprises of the 21st century, threatening stalwarts such as Microsoft and Britannica, while simultaneously offering insights into the emergence of large-scale peer production … Continue reading

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The Fabric of Creativity

Gore is a strikingly contradictory company: a place where nerds can be mavericks; a place that’s impatient with the standard way of working, but more than patient with nurturing ideas and giving them time to flourish; a place that’s humble … Continue reading

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Beyond Super Prepared Students, How About Some With Creativity?

Read The failures of our education system are now beginning to reach the workplace. Amid worries that workers are becoming less innovative, The Wall Street Journal reported last week that some companies are rewarding their employees for their mistakes or … Continue reading

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Creativity: Interview with Peggy Holman

Read Peggy Holman, who works with social technologies that engage “whole systems” of people from organizations and communities in creating their own future. She consults on strategies for enabling diverse groups to face complex issues by turning presentation into conversation … Continue reading

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Creativity: Interview with George Pór

Read George Pór, co-founder of CommunityIntelligence Ltd, a London-based transformation agency, the hub of an international network of consultants collaborating on larger projects. George is a pioneer of using social media for developing such strategic organizational capabilities as collaborative work … Continue reading

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Imagination: three models of imagination in the age of the knowledge economy

Read Advancement in the arts and sciences is a primary driver of economic production and social policy in post-industrial societies. Imagination steps back and asks `what advances the arts and sciences?’ This book explores the collective, social and global dimension … Continue reading

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Creativity and the Global Knowledge Economy

Read This is a major work by three international scholars at the cutting edge of new research that investigates the emerging set of complex relationships between creativity, design, research, higher education and knowledge capitalism. It highlights the role of the … Continue reading

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Education in the Creative Economy: Knowledge and Learning in the Age of Innovation

Read “At a time when new media and a host of new technologies are reshaping every aspect of life and society, there has been a lack of analyses capable of integrating and critically engaging these new forces. We not only … Continue reading

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Sparking creativity in teams: An executive’s guide

Read Senior managers can apply practical insights from neuroscience to make themselves—and their teams—more creative. Although creativity is often considered a trait of the privileged few, any individual or team can become more creative—better able to generate the breakthroughs that … Continue reading

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Get out of the office! … and classrooms!

Get out of the office! According to a case study by Jarmo Suominen at MIT on campus mobility, creative thinking and new discovery does not solely happen in labs, meeting rooms or classes but all the more in leisurely and … Continue reading

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