The Resource Managing creative people : lessons in leadership for the ideas economy, Gordon Torr

Managing creative people : lessons in leadership for the ideas economy, Gordon Torr

Label
Managing creative people : lessons in leadership for the ideas economy
Title
Managing creative people
Title remainder
lessons in leadership for the ideas economy
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Torr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A clash between the ideology of growth and the growth of ideas, between control and creativity, between measurement and the immeasurable, between predictability and the fickle muses of inspiration in engulfing our boardrooms. . In this scathing swipe at the institutionalised idiocy that is stifling creativity just at the time the world needs it most Gordon Torr draws from the leading lights of creativity research to demolish the myths that surround the generation of ideas in the modern organisation. . The curse of the brainstorm, the commoditisation of creative talent, the deskilling of t
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
658.3/14
Index
index present
LC call number
HD53
LC item number
.T67 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Managing creative people : lessons in leadership for the ideas economy, Gordon Torr
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-294) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. THE CREATIVE INDIVIDUAL -- The Day the World Ran out of Ideas -- The Problem with Creative People -- Two Guys in a Garage -- 21st Century Snake-Oil -- The Biology of Inspiration -- The Creative Personality -- The Survival of the Weirdest -- Towards a Formula for Genius -- The Barbel and the Breadboard -- II. THE CREATIVE ORGANISATION -- Introduction to PART II -- The Muse's Ransom -- Poison in the Water Cooler -- Podsnaps and Ponytails -- Structures and Strictures -- Place Matters -- The Road to Exit Five -- The Maze -- The Guardians of the Maze -- The New Patronage
Control code
ocn648759603
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282349964
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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cl0500000042
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b27295497
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)648759603
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Library Locations

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