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Managing Creativity in Organizations

Critique and Practices

  • Authors
  • Alexander Styhre
  • Mats Sundgren

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: The Absence of Creativity in Practice and Management Writing

  3. Critique

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Alexander Styhre, Mats Sundgren
      Pages 25-40
    3. Alexander Styhre, Mats Sundgren
      Pages 41-64
    4. Alexander Styhre, Mats Sundgren
      Pages 65-88
  4. Practices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Alexander Styhre, Mats Sundgren
      Pages 91-114
    3. Alexander Styhre, Mats Sundgren
      Pages 115-139
    4. Alexander Styhre, Mats Sundgren
      Pages 140-176
    5. Alexander Styhre, Mats Sundgren
      Pages 177-217
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 218-245

About this book

Introduction

Managing Creativity in Organizations addresses the notion of organizational creativity and innovation in general, and explores in some detail how it is achieved. The first part of the book critically reviews the literature on creativity. The second half explores the management of organizational creativity in the pharmaceutical industry. Here issues such as technology, cognition and leadership are introduced as central resources and practices in the management of organizational creativity and innovation. The research is based on management practices in four companies, all of whom have demonstrated a significant ability to exploit their organizational creativity.

Keywords

creativity innovation leadership management organization organizations pharmaceutical industry research

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Pharma
Automotive
Chemical Manufacturing
Biotechnology
Finance, Business & Banking
Consumer Packaged Goods
Engineering