From Workplace to Playspace: Innovating, Learning and Changing Through Dynamic Engagement

From Workplace to Playspace: Innovating, Learning and Changing Through Dynamic Engagement

by Pamela Meyer

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ISBN-13: 9780470467220
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/05/2010
Series: Wiley Desktop Editions Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Pamela Meyer, Ph.D., is founder and president of MeyerCreativity Associates. She teaches at DePaul University where sheis also a Faculty Fellow at both the Center to Advance Educationfor Adults and the Center for Creativity and Innovation at theCollege of Commerce and the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.Meyer speaks and consults internationally.

www.meyercreativity.com

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables.

Preface.

Introduction.

1. Workplace to Playspace: A New Mindset for Success.

Reclaiming play as a key dynamic for organizational success andcreating space for all to develop their capacities for innovating,learning and changing.

2. Playspace Is Relational Space.

By developing relational intelligence and tapping the power ofthe relational space organizations are innovating, learning andchanging by engaging and expanding social and relationalnetworks.

3. Playspace Is Generative Space.

Organizations that consistently engage their generative coremake space for the intrinsic motivation and passion.

4. Playspace Is Safe Space.

Innovating, learning and changing can be risky, uncomfortableand disorienting processes. Playspace is safe for freshperspectives, new discoveries, and positive change.

5. Playspace Is Timeful Space.

Organizations and workgroups that negotiate the demands of theclock and make playspace for the possibilities available in thepresent moment create timeful space.

6. Playspace Is Provocative Space.

Provocative space stretches our familiar ways of thinking,being, and doing.

7. Sustaining Playspace.

Recurring themes and best practices of organizations thatconsistently bring playspace to life in their organizations.

Epilogue: Living the Questions.

Playspace lives in the questions and thrives on continueddiscovery.

Acknowledgements.

The Author.

Bibliography.

Index.

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