Handbook of Creativity Book
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Handbook of Creativity


  • Author : Robert J. Sternberg
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN 10 : 0521576040

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Comprehensive and definitive review of the field of creativity.

George Eliot s Intellectual Life Book

George Eliot s Intellectual Life


  • Author : Avrom Fleishman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02-18
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781139481878

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George Eliot s Intellectual Life Excerpt :

It is well known that George Eliot's intelligence and her wide knowledge of literature, history, philosophy and religion shaped her fiction, but until now no study has followed the development of her thinking through her whole career. This intellectual biography traces the course of that development from her initial Christian culture, through her loss of faith and working out of a humanistic and cautiously progressive world view, to the thought-provoking achievements of her novels. It focuses on her responses to her reading in her essays, reviews and letters as well as in the historical pictures of Romola, the political implications of Felix Holt, the comprehensive view of English society in Middlemarch, and the visionary account of personal inspiration in Daniel Deronda. This portrait of a major Victorian intellectual is an important addition to our understanding of Eliot's mind and works, as well as of her place in nineteenth-century British culture.

The International Handbook of Creativity Book
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The International Handbook of Creativity


  • Author : James C. Kaufman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-04-03
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781139447652

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What constitutes a creative person? Is it someone who can perform many tasks innovatively? Is it someone who exhibits creative genius in one area? Is it someone who utilizes her creativity for good and moral causes? Is it someone who uses his creativity to help his company or country succeed? Different cultures have different perspectives on what it means to be creative, yet it is nearly always the American or Western perspective that is represented in the psychological literature. The goal of The International Handbook of Creativity is to present a truly international and diverse set of perspectives on the psychology of human creativity. Distinguished scholars from around the world have written chapters for this book about the history and current state of creativity research and theory in their respective parts of the world. The 2006 book presents a wide array of international perspectives and research.

The Cambridge Handbook of Lifespan Development of Creativity Book

The Cambridge Handbook of Lifespan Development of Creativity


  • Author : Sandra W. Russ
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-25
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781108620444

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The Cambridge Handbook of Lifespan Development of Creativity Excerpt :

This handbook focuses on the development and nurturance of creativity across the lifespan, from early childhood to adolescence, adulthood, and later life. It answers the question: how can we help individuals turn their creative potential into achievement? Each chapter examines various contexts in which creativity exists, including school, workplace, community spaces, and family life. It covers various modalities for fostering creativity such as play, storytelling, explicit training procedures, shifting of attitudes about creative capacity, and many others. The authors review research findings across disciplines, encompassing the work of psychologists, educators, neuroscientists, and creators themselves, to describe the best practices for fostering creativity at each stage of development.

The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity Book

The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity


  • Author : James C. Kaufman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-23
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781139490610

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The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity is a comprehensive scholarly handbook on creativity from the most respected psychologists, researchers and educators. This handbook serves both as a thorough introduction to the field of creativity and as an invaluable reference and current source of important information. It covers such diverse topics as the brain, education, business, and world cultures. The first section, 'Basic Concepts', is designed to introduce readers to both the history of and key concepts in the field of creativity. The next section, 'Diverse Perspectives of Creativity', contains chapters on the many ways of approaching creativity. Several of these approaches, such as the functional, evolutionary, and neuroscientific approaches, have been invented or greatly reconceptualized in the last decade. The third section, 'Contemporary Debates', highlights ongoing topics that still inspire discussion. Finally, the editors summarize and discuss important concepts from the book and look to what lies ahead.

Handbook of Creativity Book

Handbook of Creativity


  • Author : John A. Glover
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-09
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475753561

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The motivation underlying our development of a "handbook" of creativity was different from what usually is described by editors of other such volumes. Our sense that a handbook was needed sprang not from a deluge of highly erudite studies calling out for organization, nor did it stem from a belief that the field had become so fully articulated that such a book was necessary to provide summation and reference. Instead, this handbook was conceptualized as an attempt to provide structure and organization for a field of study that, from our perspective, had come to be a large-scale example of a "degenerating" research program (see Brown, Chapter 1). The handbook grew out of a series of discussions that spanned several years. At the heart of most of our interactions was a profound unhappiness with the state of research on creativity. Our consensus was that the number of "good" works published on creativity each year was small and growing smaller. Further, we could not point to a journal, text, or professional organization that was providing leadership for the field in shaping a scientifically sound framework for the development of research programs in creativity. At the same time, we were casting about for a means of honoring a dear friend, E. Paul Torrance. Our decision was that we might best be able to honor Paul and influence research on creativity by developing a handbook designed to challenge traditional perspectives while offering research agendas based on contemporary psychological views.

Handbook of Organizational Creativity Book

Handbook of Organizational Creativity


  • Author : Michael D. Mumford
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Pages : 737
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123747143

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The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity and Personality Research Book

The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity and Personality Research


  • Author : Gregory J. Feist
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-31
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN 10 : 1107107598

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The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity and Personality Research Excerpt :

As individual subjects, creativity and personality have been the focus of much research and many publications. This Cambridge Handbook is the first to bring together these two topics and explores how personality and behavior affects creativity. Contributors from around the globe present cutting-edge research about how personality traits and motives make creative behavior more likely. Many aspects of personality and behavior are examined in the chapters, including genius, emotions, psychopathology, entrepreneurship, and multiculturalism, to analyse the impact of these on creativity. The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity and Personality Research will be the definitive resource for researchers, students and academics who study psychology, personality, and creativity.

The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries Book

The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries


  • Author : Candace Jones
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2015-07-23
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191062278

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The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries is a reference work, bringing together many of the world's leading scholars in the application of creativity in economics, business and management, law, policy studies, organization studies, and psychology. Creative industries research has become a regular theme in academic journals and conferences across these subjects and is also an important agenda for governments throughout the world, while business people from established companies and entrepreneurs revaluate and innovate their models in creative industries. The Handbook is organized into four parts: Following the editors' introduction, Part One on Creativity includes individual creativity and how this scales up to teams, social networks, cities, and labour markets. Part Two addresses Generating and Appropriating Value from Creativity, as achieved by agents and organizations, such as entrepreneurs, stars and markets for symbolic goods, and considers how performance is measured in the creative industries. Part Three covers the mechanics of Managing and Organizing Creative Industries, with chapters on the role of brokerage and mediation in creative industry networks, disintermediation and glocalisation due to digital technology, the management of project-based organzations in creative industries, organizing events in creative fields, project ecologies, Global Production Networks, genres and classification and sunk costs and dynamics of creative industries. Part Four on Creative Industries, Culture and the Economy offers chapters on cultural change and entrepreneurship, on development, on copyright, economic spillovers and government policy. This authoritative collection is the most comprehensive source of the state of knowledge in the increasingly important field of creative industries research. Covering emerging economies and new technologies, it will be of interest to scholars and students of the arts, business, innovation, and policy.

Handbook on the Geographies of Creativity Book

Handbook on the Geographies of Creativity


  • Author : Anjeline de Dios
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-25
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781785361647

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Handbook on the Geographies of Creativity Excerpt :

How can the ‘where’ of creativity help us examine how and why it has become a paradigmatic concept in contemporary economies and societies? Adopting a geographically diverse, theoretically rigorous approach, the Handbook offers a cutting-edge study of creativity as it has emerged in policy, academic, activist, and cultural discourse over the last two decades. To this end, the volume departs from conventional modes of analyzing creativity (by industry, region, or sector) and instead identifies key themes that thread through shifting contexts of the creative in the arts, media, technology, education, governance, and development. By tracing the myriad spatialities of creativity, the chapters map its inherently paradoxical features: reinforcing persistent conditions of inequality even as it opens avenues for imagining and enacting more equitable futures.

Handbook Of The Management Of Creativity And Innovation  Theory And Practice Book

Handbook Of The Management Of Creativity And Innovation Theory And Practice


  • Author : Tang Lisa Min
  • Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2017-03-20
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN 10 : 9789813141896

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Handbook Of The Management Of Creativity And Innovation Theory And Practice Excerpt :

Handbook of the Management of Creativity and Innovation: Theory and Practice is a collection of theories and practices for the effective management of creativity and innovation, contributed by a group of European experts from the fields of psychology, education, business, engineering, and law. Adopting an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach, this book offers rich perspectives — both theoretical and practical — on how to manage creativity and innovation effectively in different domains and across cultures. This book appeals to students, teachers, researchers, and managers who are interested in creative and innovative behavior, and its management. Although the authors are from the fields of psychology education, business, engineering, and law, readers from all disciplines will find the coverage of this book beneficial in deepening their understanding of creativity and innovation, and helping them to identify the right approaches for managing creativity and innovation in an intercultural context.

The Oxford Handbook of Creativity  Innovation  and Entrepreneurship Book

The Oxford Handbook of Creativity Innovation and Entrepreneurship


  • Author : Christina Ellen Shalley
  • Publisher : Oxford Library of Psychology
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 540
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199927678

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A great deal of research has been conducted on creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Although highly interrelated, these three areas have developed largely independently of one another.

The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning Book

The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning


  • Author : Julian Sefton-Green
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2011-07-15
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 504
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136730047

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The concept of creative learning extends far beyond Arts-based learning or the development of individual creativity. It covers a range of processes and initiatives throughout the world that share common values, systems and practices aimed at making learning more creative. This applies at individual, classroom, or whole school level, always with the aim of fully realising young people’s potential. Until now there has been no single text bringing together the significant literature that explores the dimensions of creative learning, despite the work of artists in schools and the development of a cadre of creative teaching and learning specialists. Containing a mixture of newly commissioned chapters, reprints and updated versions of previous publications, this book brings together major theorists and current research. Comprising of key readings in creative education, it will stand as a uniquely authoritative text that will appeal to those involved in initial and continuing teacher education, as well as research academics and policy specialists. Sections include: a general introduction to the field of creative learning arts learning traditions, with sub sections on discrete art forms such as drama and visual art accounts of practice from artist-teacher partnerships whole school change and reforms curriculum change assessment evaluative case studies of impact and effect global studies of policy change around creative learning.

Handbook of Creative Cities Book

Handbook of Creative Cities


  • Author : D. E. Andersson
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857936394

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With the publication of The Rise of the Creative Class by Richard Florida in 2002, the 'creative city' became the new hot topic among urban policymakers, planners and economists. Florida has developed one of three path-breaking theories about the relationship between creative individuals and urban environments. The economist Åke E. Andersson and the psychologist Dean Simonton are the other members of this 'creative troika'. In the Handbook of Creative Cities, Florida, Andersson and Simonton appear in the same volume for the first time. The expert contributors in this timely Handbook extend their insights with a varied set of theoretical and empirical tools. The diversity of the contributions reflect the multidisciplinary nature of creative city theorizing, which encompasses urban economics, economic geography, social psychology, urban sociology, and urban planning. The stated policy implications are equally diverse, ranging from libertarian to social democratic visions of our shared creative and urban future. Being truly international in its scope, this major Handbook will be particularly useful for policy makers that are involved in urban development, academics in urban economics, economic geography, urban sociology, social psychology, and urban planning, as well as graduate and advanced undergraduate students across the social sciences and in business.

The Palgrave Handbook of Creativity at Work Book

The Palgrave Handbook of Creativity at Work


  • Author : Lee Martin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-20
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 658
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319773506

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The Palgrave Handbook of Creativity at Work Excerpt :

This Handbook provides authoritative up-to-date scholarship and debate concerning creativity at work, and offers a timely opportunity to re-evaluate our understanding of creativity, work, and the pivotal relationship between them. Far from being a new arrival on the scene, the context of work has always been a place shaped and sharpened by creativity, as well as a site that determines, where, when, how, and for whom creativity emerges. Structured in four parts – Working with Creativity (the present); Putting Creativity to Work (in an organizational context); Working in the Creative Industries (creative labour); and Making Creativity Work (the future) – the Handbook is an inspirational learning resource, helping us to work with creativity in innovative ways. Providing a cutting edge, interdisciplinary, diverse, and critical collection of academic and practitioner insights, this Handbook ultimately conveys a message of hope: if we take better care of creativity, our creativity will better care for us.