Creativity and Innovation: towards a European Network: Report of the First European Conference on Creativity and Innovation, 'Network in Action', organized by the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO Delft, The Netherlands, 13-16 D / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789024737970
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 9/30/1988
  • Edition description: 1988
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 295
  • Product dimensions: 6.98 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

Climates for Creativity and Innovation.- “Climates for Creativity and Innovation: building a context for meaning”, summary of theme discussion.- Implementation of innovation: a case study from the food industry.- Improving corporate climates for creativity; learning from four interventions.- Generation of ideas by managers in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.- Modelling firms as communicators with and interpreters of foreign business environments.- Company creativity and innovation.- A new model for creativity.- “Creativity and innovation: an industrial R&D managers’ perspective”, (no paper available).- Some guidelines, constraints and ideas.- “Climate and conditions for creativity and innovation”, (no paper available).- “‘Trainer/meter’ for improving the innovative ability of an organization, an idea being developed in Finland”, (no paper available).- Managing creativity in organizations — why does it fail.- Structured Innovation Approaches.- “Structured Innovation Approaches”, summary of theme discussion.- “Findings from an emperical study about successful innovations”, (no paper available).- Innovation and vision.- The role of normative information in innovation management.- Innovation can be learned — some issues in designing a large scale Norwegian Innovation Program (N.I.P.).- The arduous process of technical innovation — a technician’s view.- “Making product development more creative”, (no paper available).- Implementing innovation; teaching the process for implementation within organizations.- Innovation management consulting — a Philips case.- Organizing innovation in emerging technologies.- Innovation in work design.- ‘Inno-weak’: using an organization’s weakness as a spring-board for innovation.- Systematic search for search of product ideas.- Criteria for market-oriented product development.- Structured innovation through continuous interaction between the user, intermediaries and the manufacturer.- Looking for ideas in a consumer market.- Problem-Solving and Creativity Techniques.- “Problem-Solving and Creativity Techniques”, summary of theme discussion.- Concept-building; a new method to ‘make ideas work’.- “Breakthrough; getting better ideas”, (no paper available).- Practical ways of stimulating the brain in problem-solving processes.- “Operationalizing results from market research through creative problem-solving”, (no paper available).- Creative product scale: applications in product improvement.- Vision Building and Imagery.- “Vision Building and Imagery”, summary of theme discussion.- “Mental rehearsal for peak performance”, (no paper available).- Personal vision building.- “Let’s share some experiences on organisational visioning”, (no paper available).- “Strategic visioning”, (no paper available).- The role of Computers, Simulations & Games.- “The role of Computers, Simulations & Games”, summary of theme discussion.- Awareness game on innovation processes.- Development of morphological solutions using a personal computer program.- “R&D Marketing Interface Simulation”, (no paper available).- Starcatcher, a selection tool.- Computers and creativity: a case study.- Creative People.- “Creative People”, summary of theme discussion.- The third dimension of leadership — change centered.- Creativity in Teyler.- How to combine management roles and creativity.- Measuring barriers to creativity.- Educating for Creativity.- “Educating for Creativity”, summary of theme discussion.- Creative education; using project work in university training.- Effects of Creative Problem-Solving training on communication behaviours in small groups.- “Enhancing creativity through communication assertiveness training”, (no paper available).- Concepts of Creativity.- Entrepreneurship Education: How can we deal with creativity?.- Stimulating creativity and innovations by methodical design.- Organizational Creativity: another approach.- A curriculum for a European course on creativity and innovation.- Thinking patterns: origins and survival value.- “Teaching and education in creativity”, (no paper available).

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