Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration by R. Keith Sawyer

By R. Keith Sawyer

Creativity has lengthy been considered someone reward, top pursued by myself; faculties, companies, and full industries are equipped in this notion. yet what if the most typical ideals approximately how creativity works are mistaken? workforce Genius tears down one of the most renowned myths approximately creativity, revealing that creativity is often collaborative-even whilst you’re by myself. Sharing the result of his personal acclaimed study on jazz teams, theater ensembles, and dialog research, Keith Sawyer indicates us how you can be extra artistic in collaborative team settings, how one can swap organizational dynamics for the higher, and the way to faucet into our personal reserves of creativity.

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