Out of Our Minds
The Power of Being Creative
Cultivating creativity at school and work builds crucial skills for tackling today’s complex challenges.
Revolutionary change requires creative approaches to wrestle with complex and unique challenges. Organizations of all types seek people who can think creatively, invent innovative solutions and adapt to a changing world. Creativity and innovation expert Sir Ken Robinson – whose TED talk, Do Schools Kill Creativity?, garnered one of the largest audiences of all time – cautions that mass education systems designed to produce workers for the industrial age don’t prepare students to meet new world challenges. He advocates a full-scale transformation of education systems on the premise that intelligence and the creative process are “diverse, dynamic and distinct.” This is a scholarly exploration of the evolution of mass education and attitudes toward intelligence and creativity. getAbstract recommends this updated edition of Robinson’s thesis to educators, human resource professionals, and corporate and community leaders.
About the Author
Sir Ken Robinson, PhD, is an internationally recognized expert on creativity, innovation and human resources. He garnered more than 45 million views with his 2006 TED Talk, Do Schools Kill Creativity?
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