Climate for Creativity

Climate for Creativity

Report of the Seventh National Research Conference on Creativity

1st Edition - January 1, 1972

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  • Editor: Calvin W. Taylor
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483159515

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Climate for Creativity is a report of the Seventh National Research Conference on Creativity. For various reasons, the contributions of a few others to the conference are not included as chapters in this book. The book is divided into two parts, separating 18 papers presented as chapters. Part I details the organizational setting for creativity. Part II describes other creativity settings and studies, including predictors and criteria of creativity; programming creative behavior; creativity research program; and a holistic approach to creativity.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments

    Part I. Organizational Settings for Creativity


    1. Can Organizations Be Creative, Too?

    2. Managing for Creativity in the Organization

    3. The Innovational Revolution

    4. Travels in Search of New Latitudes for Innovation

    5. Creativity in Interpersonal Relations

    6. Group Dynamics and Creative Functioning

    7. Assessing the Relationships between the Industrial Climate and the Creative Process

    8. The Identification and Use of Creative Abilities in Scientific Organizations

    9. The Interest of the U.S. Civil Service Commission in Creativity

    10. Making Organizational Changes toward Creativity

    11. Major Weapon System Advances Through Multiple Innovations

    Part II. Other Creativity Settings and Studies

    12. Predictors and Criteria of Creativity: A Utah Progress Report

    13. Maintenance of Creative Output through the Years

    14. Programming Creative Behavior

    15. Dynamic Dimensions of Teaching Learning

    16. Intellective, Non-intellective, and Environmental Correlates of Mechanical Ingenuity

    17. Creativity Research Program: A Review

    18. A Holistic Approach to Creativity



Product details

  • No. of pages: 318
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1972
  • Published: January 1, 1972
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483159515

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Calvin W. Taylor

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