loren Eric Swanson: Creativity and Innovation Bibliography

Thursday, February 02, 2006

Creativity and Innovation Bibliography

At the Rolling Hills Community Church leadership retreat we talked a lot about the creativity in every person which leads to an incredible contribution that each person can make. The following are books that have influenced my thinking on creativity. Each one is worthy.

A WHACK ON THE SIDE OF THE HEAD : How You Can Be More Creative by von Oech
A Kick in the Seat of the Pants by Roger Von Oech
How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day by Michael J. Gelb
The Seeds of Innovation: Cultivating the Synergy That Fosters New Ideas by Elaine Dundon
Lateral Thinking : Creativity Step by Step (Perennial Library) by Edward De Bono
The Art of Innovation : Lessons in Creativity from IDEO, America's Leading Design Firm by Tom Kelley
The Ten Faces of Innovation : IDEO's Strategies for Defeating the Devil's Advocate and Driving Creativity Throughout Your Organization by Thomas Kelley and Jonathan Littman
Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative Thinking Techniques by Michael Michalko
Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius by Michael Michalko
Innovation and Entrepreneurship by Peter F. Drucker
Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne
Serious Play: How the World's Best Companies Simulate to Innovate by Michael Schrage
Why Not?: How To Use Everyday Ingenuity To Solve Problems Big And Small by Barry J. Nalebuff and Ian Ayres
Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition by Everett M. Rogers and Everett Rogers


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