Karakas, Fahri and Kavas, Mustafa
Creative brainstorming and integrative thinking: skills for twenty-first century managers.
Development and Learning in Organizations, 22(2),
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to introduce examples and methods of incorporating creative brainstorming and integrative thinking skills into training programs.
Design/methodology/approach – The paper discusses an innovative training program as a case study to demonstrate the application of creative brainstorming and thinking skills into the design of the program.
Findings – Interdisciplinary thinking, engagement, flexibility, individual customization, collaboration and inspiration are critical to the development of creative and integrative thinking skills for managers.
Practical implications – This paper invites trainers and practitioners to consider new perspectives and customized approaches to develop creative and inter-disciplinary thinking skills for managers.
Originality/value – This paper opens up new possibilities for innovation and customization in training programs to develop creative thinking skills.
||2008 Emerald Publishing Group Ltd.
||creative thinking; innovation; thinking; training
||Open University Business School
||09 Sep 2010 13:34
||30 Jul 2012 00:06
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