Reference Work Entry

Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

pp 1300-1307

Model for Managing Intangibility of Organizational Creativity: Management Innovation Index


Benchmarking; Change management; Creative behaviors; Creative ecology; Creative leadership; Innovation; Innovation process; Management innovation; Measurement; Organizational culture; Organizational development; Statistics; Strategic innovation; Strategy

Executive Summary

This entry explores the organizational dilemma of intangibility in innovation and the consequences of ignoring it, proposes a case for a systems thinking approach to organizational creativity, reviews the emergence of organizational economics as a new field of research for analyzing intangibility in organizations, and offers a model for benchmarking and measuring organizational creativity, a prime resource for success for an organization or business in the twenty-first century.


The Organizational Dilemmas of Intangibility and Creativity

In How To Measure Anything – Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business, author Douglas W. Hubbard, a former management consultan ...

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