it comes to creativity and innovation is it a game? Only when gamification is
applied. Here’s why it just might effect the capability to bring true “game”
changers to the users.
the advent of turning creativity into a model for aggressive x vs. y team
output comes the necessity to ask: is survival the model for envisioning the undefined.
Memes and the scientific model require that reason and experimentation drive
the creation of novel ways to solve complex end user value. In The
Gamification of Innovation we see alternative models. The out come:
anything but games people play rather ways to combat derailing models of
distraction in getting to the meat of breakthroughs.
there a delineation between designers and managers and can there be a back and
forth training? Yes and no.
Design Leaders we see the clear identification and breakdown of the way
that design and design managers are utilized. Can there be a difference in the
way that these groups operate and the way they are able to encourage each other
as a mechanism for further creative output? Yes. The key is content and
creation. As evidence clearly uncovers, it is design leaders, who relentlessly focus
on product and operate as a profoundly design-centric function involving a
‘hands-on’ approach. These individuals provide the vision that is catalyzed by
actively leading designers and broader team members to produce differentiation and
rapid change in response to demanding environmental factors [ibid].
are the key factors to managing creativity in organizations? 8 key factors and
women outscored men. Why? Nurturing & the patience to birth new ideas & products. Here’s how.
full details and a breakdown of the way that managers respond to the consistent
development of unknown areas, How is
Creativity Best Managed details eight managerial competencies that elicit
creativity in subordinates & ranked according to how well they predicted
desirable outcomes. The most valuable of eight managerial competencies proved
to be: Provides Adequate and
Appropriate Resources, and specifically that women outranked men in all areas.
More shocking: metrics suggest that managers lack trainable
that are essential for encouraging workplace creativity: they manage.