Breakthrough Creativity: Achieving Top Performance Using the Eight Creative Talents / Edition 1

Breakthrough Creativity: Achieving Top Performance Using the Eight Creative Talents / Edition 1

by Lynne C. Levesque
     
 

ISBN-10: 0891061533

ISBN-13: 9780891061533

Pub. Date: 04/03/2001

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Howard Gardner's classic book Multiple Intelligences exploded the myth that intelligence can be measured along a single dimension. Now Lynne Levesque shows that creativity, like intelligences, exists in a variety of forms, and demonstrates that high-performance organizations need to make use of creativity in all its dimensions. It takes more than just "thinking

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Howard Gardner's classic book Multiple Intelligences exploded the myth that intelligence can be measured along a single dimension. Now Lynne Levesque shows that creativity, like intelligences, exists in a variety of forms, and demonstrates that high-performance organizations need to make use of creativity in all its dimensions. It takes more than just "thinking outside the box" to build a flexible, adaptive organization that will survive competitive battles, grow and prosper, and provide the environment that attracts and keeps the best talent. On the basis of her research in personality, innovation and creativity, as well as her experience helping top executives achieve their full potential, Levesque describes eight distinct creative talents. People of each talent have a unique way of looking at challenges, collecting data and generating creative solutions. Breakthrough Creativity describes in individual chapters how each talent works, how each contributes to the creative process and how each can improve decision making, team building and strategic planning and thinking. Breakthrough Creativity brings to life the stories and rich experiences of working individuals around the world to help readers discover their own creative talents and use them to further their professional and personal lives.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891061533
Publisher:
Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Publication date:
04/03/2001
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.45(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.90(d)

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