A welcome to the “Creativity in Work-Applied Management” special issue, Journal of Work-Applied Management. ISSN 2205-2062

Scott, Deborah, Nottingham, Paula ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3471-8446 and Wall, Tony (2020) A welcome to the “Creativity in Work-Applied Management” special issue, Journal of Work-Applied Management. ISSN 2205-2062. [Journal Guest Editorial] (doi:10.1108/JWAM-10-2020-041)

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Welcome to the “Creativity in Work-Applied Management” special issue of the Journal of Work Applied Management. When we created the call for papers, we characterised creativity as both a process and an outcome within business and as essential for societal and economic growth (Shalley, 2013; Wall et al., 2017a). We thought such characterisation was likely to remain appropriate as technological development, globalisation and urbanisation trigger significant change in everyday life and employment, making it essential to recognise the skills and capabilities needed for continued participation and influence in the workplace, and that these will include “originality abilities” (Bakhshi et al., 2017). We also thought creativity could be considered through the use of creative problem-solving (Osborn, 1953), organisational aesthetics (Taylor and Hansen, 2005; Wall et al., 2017b), flow (Csikszentmihalyi, 1997), future skills (Ehlers and Kellermann, 2019) or development of the workforce through learning (Helyer, 2015). [...]

Item Type: Journal Guest Editorial
Research Areas: A. > Work and Learning Research Centre
A. > School of Health and Education > Education
Item ID: 31404
Notes on copyright: © Deborah Scott, Paula McIver Nottingham and Tony Wall.
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Depositing User: Paula Nottingham
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2020 09:45
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2021 09:09
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/31404

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