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Advances in Systematic Creativity

Creating and Managing Innovations

  • Leonid Chechurin
  • Mikael Collan
  • Presents a collection of original contributions on TRIZ and systematic creativity

  • Focuses upon three main themes; real world cases, management issues and education

  • Appeals to an interdisciplinary audience with potential to employ TRIZ in a variety of fields


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxvii
  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Oleg Abramov, Sergey Sobolev
      Pages 3-15
    3. Pavel Livotov, Arun Prasad Chandra Sekaran, Richard Law, Mas’udah, David Reay
      Pages 27-44
    4. Leonid Chechurin, Victor Berdonosov, Leonid Yakovis, Vasilii Kaliteevskii
      Pages 45-69
    5. Christian Spreafico, Davide Russo
      Pages 87-100
    6. Nikolai Efimov-Soini, Kalle Elfvengren
      Pages 115-131
  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Pavel Livotov, Mas’udah, Arailym Sarsenova, Arun Prasad Chandra Sekaran
      Pages 151-166
    3. Markku Ohenoja, Marko Paavola, Kauko Leiviskä
      Pages 167-180
    4. Shqipe Buzuku, Andrzej Kraslawski
      Pages 225-244
    5. Iouri Belski, Anne Skiadopoulos, Guillermo Aranda-Mena, Gaetano Cascini, Davide Russo
      Pages 245-263
  4. Part III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 265-265
    2. Mariia Kozlova, Leonid Chechurin, Nikolai Efimov-Soini
      Pages 267-297

About this book


This book presents a collection of the most current research into systemic creativity and TRIZ, engendering discussion and the exchange of new discoveries in the field. With chapters on idea generation, decision making, creativity support tools, artificial intelligence and literature based discovery, it will include a number of instruments of inventive design automation. Consisting of 15-20 chapters written by leading experts in the theory for inventive problem solving (TRIZ) and adjacent fields focused upon heuristics, the contributions will add to the method of inventive design, dialogue with other tools and methods, and teaching creativity in management education through real-life case studies. 


heuristics data inventive design system theory artificial intelligence

Editors and affiliations

  • Leonid Chechurin
    • 1
  • Mikael Collan
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Business and ManagementLappeenranta University of TechnologyLappeenrantaFinland
  2. 2.School of Business and ManagementLappeenranta University of TechnologyLappeenrantaFinland

About the editors

Leonid Chechurin is Professor at the Industrial Management Department of Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland. He is also the Head of the System Engineering group at LUT, and Visiting Professor at St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Russia. His research interests focus on the analysis of systems dynamics based on mathematical modelling, stability analysis, control, the systematic approach for inventive thinking and innovation automation tools.

Mikael Collan is Professor of Strategic Finance at Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland. His research concentrates on business decision-making under uncertainty. Mikael is past President of the Finnish Operations Research Society (FORS) and an ordinary member of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters, one of the Finnish Academies of Science.

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