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Introduction

  • Christian HoßbachEmail author
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Part of the BestMasters book series (BEST)

Abstract

Nowadays, organizations have to cope with volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) environments (Bennett & Lemoine, 2014). Globalization and international interconnectedness made the marketplace more and more complex, competition harder, product life cycles shorter and the pace of the global economy faster (Isaksen & Tidd, 2006). This leads to a growing need for innovation and change for organizations. Most scholars agree that creativity, in its basic sense, refers to the generation of novel and useful ideas, whereas innovation refers to the implementation of creative ideas (Amabile, 1988; Woodman, Sawyer, & Griffin, 1993).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HalleGermany

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