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The nature and development of creativity

Henry, Jane (1994). The nature and development of creativity. Co-Design: the interdisciplinary journal of design and contextual studies pp. 18–25.

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Abstract

Lately there has been renewed interest in the topic of creativity as scientists begin to readdress the question of where new and appropriate ideas come from (see Sternberg 1988 for a review.) Simultaneously technologically driven global pressures such as the increased pace of change and the global marketplace have forced organisations to consider ways in which they can become more responsive and creative enough to meet the increased competition from the Pacific Rim and elsewhere. This has led to an interest in ways of drawing out creativity in the workforce. To do this one needs some idea of what conditions favour creativity.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1994 Jane Henry
ISSN: 1355-302X
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Item ID: 31676
Depositing User: Jane Henry
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2012 09:21
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2012 09:48
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/31676
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