The Creative Thinking Handbook
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Problem Solving in Business
Kogan Page, 2019
Creativity is the power skill in today’s evolving business world.
Business leaders recognize the creativity gap in their organizations: While roughly 82% of companies connect creativity with strong business results, only 11% agree that their organizations implement creative thinking as a core element in their business practices. Author Chris Griffiths explores the absence of creativity in company work habits. He presents a series of useful tools to generate, analyze and implement ideas and to make creativity a core element of an organization’s mission.
About the Author
Best-selling author Chris Griffiths is the founder and CEO of OpenGenius, which offers training, software and tools to help companies implement creative thinking strategies.
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1 年 前
Creativity Is a Journey, Not a Destination
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1 年 前
How to Brainstorm
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2 年 前
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2 年 前
In a Two-Person Tent with Richard Branson (and Hannibal Lecter)
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2 年 前
Embracing the Unknown
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