Career Creativity: Explorations in the Remaking of Work

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How does one combine a challenging career with creativity? This book answers that question. Career Creativity explores different models of careers and creativity and the necessity for it. It is broken into four sections of study; 'Creative Careers Observed', 'Creative Careers Enacted', Careers in Creative Industries' and 'Careers Creating Industries'. This volume links these two ideals with key examples from various professions, countries and industries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199248711
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

London Business School

Suffolk University, Boston

both at London Business School

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Getting Creative about Career, Maury Peiperl and Michael Arthur
Part I: Creative Careers Observed
2. Thinking Creatively about Careers: The Use of Metaphor, Kerr Inkson
3. Paths to Creativity for Knowledge-Intensive Workers, Birgitta Södergren
4. Chalk Lines, Open Borders, Glass Walls, and Frontiers: Careers and Creativity, Hugh P. Gunz, Martin G. Evans, and R. Michael Jalland
5. Designing Creative Careers and Creative Lives through Reduced-Load Work Arrangements, Michelle L. Buck, Mary Dean Lee, and Shelley MacDermid
Part II: Creative Careers Enacted
6. CareerCraft: Engaging with, Energizing, and Empowering Career Creativity, Gary Poehnell and Norman Amundson
7. Creativity in Contract Workers' Careers, Polly Parker
8. Creative Resilience and the Mastery of Career Adversity, Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld
9. Career Creativity as Protean Identity Transformation, Douglas T. Hall, Guorong Zhu, and Aimin Yan
Part III: Careers in Creative Industries
10. Symbiotic Careers in Movie Making: Pedro and Agustín Almodovar, José Luis Alvarez and Sylviya Svejenova
11. Signaling Expertise: How Signals Shape Careers in Creative Industries, Candace Jones
12. Boundaryless Careers in Entertainment: Executive Women's Experiences, Ellen A. Ensher, Susan E. Murphy, and Sherry E. Sullivan
Part IV: Careers Creating Industries
13. How Chaotic Careers Create Orderly Fields, Richard A. Peterson and N. Anand
14. Careers Creating Industries: Some Early Evidence from the Biotechnology Industry, Monica C. Higgins
15. Career Creativity to Industry Influence: A Blueprint for the Knowledge Economy?, Robert DeFillippi and Michael B. Arthur
16. Staying Creative About Careers, Michael B. Arthur, Maury A. Peiperl, and N. Anand

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