Collective Creativity: Exploring Creativity in Social by Felix von Held

By Felix von Held

Creativity in agencies has turn into a key subject of organizational examine. This paintings expands on present study through exploring creativity within the dynamics of social networks. Collective creativity is brought as a relevant a part of organizational studying and noticeable because the expression of creativity at the collective point. The examine is ready to empirically investigate creativity within the improvement of social constructions. For the evaluation of creativity this paintings applies a longitudinal examine layout by means of combining social community research with creativity stories. The process permits to narrate creativity signs with social community measures. it truly is according to an empirical examine of innovation initiatives within the car and thereby extends current study and theories on creativity, social community dynamics and organizational learning.

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However, intrinsic motivation is based on the correspondence of an individual’s values with those negotiated in the social environment. Following the work of Lave and Wenger (1991), recent conceptions of professional learning and expertise emphasize the importance of interaction and participation in a community and its shared practice; but arguments completely neglecting personal knowledge are criticized as being theoretically inconsistent (Bauer & Gruber, 2007). Ideally, therefore, concepts of individual knowledge should be taken into account on both the macro and micro level.

Furthermore, Mumford (2002) described how social innovation might involve the creation of new social practices in groups or networks. Following this argument, Perry-Smith and Shalley (2003) proposed a dynamic concept for the development of social networks in relation to creativity. 2 in reference to social network research. The concept is supported by the findings of Björk and Magnusson (2009) in an analysis of the relationship between network centrality and creativity that produced positive results.

The concept is supported by the findings of Björk and Magnusson (2009) in an analysis of the relationship between network centrality and creativity that produced positive results. An overview of the research fields on creativity is provided in Figure 4 below. g. Chen & Kaufmann, 2008). Sonnenburg (2004) describes creativity as a social and contextual phenomenon in accordance with the work of Amabile (1996), Montuori & Purser (1999), and Csikszentmihalyi (1990, 2001). Csikszentmihalyi (2001) takes a system perspective on creativity, highlighting the importance of the interaction between the individual and the surrounding domain.

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