Tag Archives: creative teams

Creativity and Complexity in Cross Functional Teams

Cross functional collaboration, when individuals attempt to integrate their diverse knowledge backgrounds into synergistic solutions, is the intersection of a complex set of factors researched in a variety of fields: psychology, management. social psychology, computer science, design, architecture, and many … Continue reading

Posted in Complexity, Creative organization, Creative team, Creativity, Team | Tagged , , , ,

Enhancing Creativity in Group Collaboration

As Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have become established tools for communication, organizations increasingly use computer-mediated workgroups to support various business processes and find creative solutions to organizational problems. In such a context, groups’ creative performance can greatly contribute to … Continue reading

Posted in Collaboration, Creative team, Creativity, Groups | Tagged , , ,

Nurturing Creativity: Assemblages in Human Computer Interaction Design Practices

This paper investigates the emergence and nourishment of group creativity within human-computer interaction design (HCID).  HCID practitioners are groomed within a scientific tradition and primarily perceive themselves as knowledge seekers, rather than creative makers of things. In an effort to … Continue reading

Posted in Computers, Creative pedagogy, Creative team, Creativity | Tagged , , ,

Training Creative Teams

This master’s project presents creative principles, frameworks, materials, and online methodologies for the development of a new or updated training program within a team environment. Inspiration for the project was sourced from creativity research papers, publicly available training guides, popular … Continue reading

Posted in Creative team, Creativity, Team | Tagged , ,

Connectivity and Innovation through Jazz

Good jazz and high performance business depend on creativity, agility, empathy and flexibility. The similarities don’t end there. The business lessons of jazz focus on high performance teamwork, multitasking, cross-functional awareness, innovation and responsiveness to change. Jazz translates seamlessly across … Continue reading

Posted in Creative team, Creativity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Feeling Creative, Being Creative – An Empirical Study of Diversity and Creativity in Teams

Two empirical studies explored objectively measured creative fluency and subjectively perceived creativity in cognitively diverse teams. Results indicate that cognitive diversity may be beneficial for objective functioning but may damage team satisfaction, affect, and members’ impressions of their creative performance. … Continue reading

Posted in Creative team, Creativity, Emotions | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

W.L.Gore: Lessons from a Management Revolutionary

First, we don’t want to operate in a hierarchy, where decisions have to make their way up to the top and then back down. We’re a lattice or a network, not a hierarchy, and associates can go directly to anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Creative organization, Creative team, Creativity, Organizations | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Fabric of Creativity

Gore is a strikingly contradictory company: a place where nerds can be mavericks; a place that’s impatient with the standard way of working, but more than patient with nurturing ideas and giving them time to flourish; a place that’s humble … Continue reading

Posted in Creative organization, Creative team, Creativity, Creativity support system | Tagged , , | Leave a comment