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Title:
Thinking creatively
Author:
Boulden, George P.
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Publication Information:
New York : DK, 2002.
Physical Description:
72 pages ; 18 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780789489531
Format :
Book

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Summary

DK's best-selling Essential Managers series are ideal for managers at every level. These compact references demonstrate the techniques and skills that are useful in any work environment, making this series the most accessible single-subject business guides on the market.


Author Notes

George P. Boulden is Chairman and Managing Director of ALA International Ltd., an international company that promotes the use of Action Learning in solving worldwide business problems.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Understanding Creativity
What Is Creativity?p. 6
Using Logical and Creative Thinkingp. 8
Becoming Creativep. 10
Understanding the Creative Processp. 12
Identifying Thinking Patternsp. 14
Understanding Your Thought Processesp. 16
Assessing Your Natural Creativityp. 18
Developing Creativity
Overcoming Barriersp. 20
Believing in Changep. 22
Changing Your Approachp. 24
Coaching for Creativityp. 26
Stimulating Creative Thinkingp. 28
Changing the Way You Thinkp. 32
Using a Creative Approach
Selecting the Approachp. 34
Applying Your Creativityp. 38
Implementing Ideasp. 40
Involving Creative Peoplep. 42
Working with Others
Working Togetherp. 44
Setting Up Teamsp. 46
Facilitating the Processp. 48
Analyzing Your Ideasp. 52
Stimulating Ideasp. 54
Reviewing Ideasp. 58
Improving Your Proceduresp. 60
Evaluating Resultsp. 62
Improving Team Effectivenessp. 64
Assessing Your Creativityp. 66
Indexp. 70
Acknowledgmentsp. 72