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Fostering Collective Creativity

People tend to think of creativity as a mysterious solo act, and they typically reduce products to a single idea. However in complex product development, creativity involves a large number of people from different disciplines working effectively together to solve … 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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The Dark Side Of Creativity

… this doesn’t mean creativity is always ethical. Creativity comes from humans, and humans are complex. Creative people are the most complex of them all. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that creativity has a dark side. You don’t … Continue reading

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The Bias Against Creativity – Why People Desire But Reject Creative Ideas

Read People often reject creative ideas even when espousing creativity as a desired goal. To explain this paradox, we propose that people can hold a bias against creativity that is not necessarily overt, and which is activated when people experience … Continue reading

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