The Nature of Creative Development

The Nature of Creative Development

eBook - 2006
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The Nature of Creative Development presents a new understanding of the basis of creativity. Describing patterns of development seen in creative individuals, the author shows how creativity grows out of distinctive interests that often form years before one makes his/her main conributions. The book is filled with case studies that analyze creative developments across a wide range of fields. The individuals examined range from Virginia Woolf and Albert Einstein to Thomas Edison and Ray Kroc. The text also considers contemporary creatives interviewed by the author. Feinstein provides a useful framework for those engaged in creative work or in managing such individuals. This text will help the reader understand the nature of creativity, including the difficulties that one may encounter in working creatively and ways to overcome them.

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The Nature of Creative Development explores how creative individuals come to have ideas, pursue projects, and make contributions to society. The author pays specific attention to the ways in which creativity grows out of and is sparked by personal interests and experiences. Many creative individuals are addressed throughout the book, including Virginia Woolf, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Ray Kroc, and Piet Mondrian.

Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Business Books, 2006
ISBN: 9780804784498
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 572 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)


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