New Ideas about New Ideas: Insights on Creativity from the World's Leading Innovators

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Basic Books, Feb 20, 2002 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
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New Ideas About New Ideas introduces us to a dynamic, eclectic collection of creators, whose far-out and far-reaching experiments are changing the world. Drawing from interviews with dozens of mavericks such as contemporary artist Jeff Koons, technology oracle Nathan Myrhvold, celebrated physicist Brian Greene, and biotech visionary Henri Termeer, Shira White explores the exhilarating process of generating new ideas and bringing them successfully to fruition. Blending important concepts from the worlds of management, the arts, science, and technology, Shira White reveals profound insights into what makes today's most creative people and organizations tick. You'll meet Corning chairman, Roger Ackerman, who led a series of extraordinary corporate transformations; genius architect Frank Gehry, who shocked the world with his earth-shattering Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao; pioneering Progressive Insurance chairman, Peter Lewis, who records his flashes of brilliance while swimming; Satjiv Chahil, who made Palm a household name; and many other innovators. New Ideas About New Ideas is bound to change the way you look at your life, your work, and your world.

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Management consultant White begins by saying that organizations cannot teach employees to be creative. Rather, she says, organizations should seek out employees who are inherently creative. White ... Read full review

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Shira P. White is President of the SPWI Group, a leading innovation management and new product development consulting firm.

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