What is Creativity and Who Needs It
What is Creativity
Creativity has been defined in a number of key academic & industry researchers from fields of arts, science in academics to business disciplines, specially psychology. A useful definition of a creative product is that it is something (a) novel and (b) appropriate. This definition is given by two prominent academic psychologists, Robert R. Steinberg & Todd I. Lubard in their classic book, Defying the Crowd: Cultivating Creativity in a Culture of Conformity (Free Press, 1995)
Academic Study & Practical Use of Creativity & Innovation
How do we foster Creativity Supporting Culture ?
Creativity is yet to be measured in a way a standard way though continued attempts to measure creativity is on going in many academic disciplines. Clearly creativity has a genetic element as well as cultural element.
Some cultures are more creative than others. Irish for example, or the French are known for their culture based creativity in arts for example.
America is known for being a creative nation in particularly being inventive in science & technology and in business.
"New birth of freedom" waiting in the wing through fostering creativity leading to strengthening an innovation supportive culture, as a nation, but also on a region, community and geography levels.
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Today, there is wide discussion on the need for "innovation" to solve the economic issues both near term and longer term to usher in the knowledge economy on the 21st century.
Can creativity be fostered on a community and geogrphic evel to lead us to knowledge driven innovation supportive culture necessary for prosperity and quality of life in America & elsewhere ?
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