Encapsulates all of John Adair's writing on how to recognise and enhance creativity in your organisation. It focusses on team training, generation of ideas, communication and overcoming obstacles, the key characteristics of innovators and how to organise and use them to best effect.
“Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.” Goethe
New ideas are essential for industry, they are the lifeblood of successful organisations. Creative and innovative thinking, the means by which ideas are born and nurtured, are not products of clearly defined steps, they can be encouraged in various ways.
This book encapsulates all of John Adair’s writing on how to enhance creativity within your organisation, team training, generation of ideas, communication and overcoming obstacles, the key characteristics of innovators and how to organise and use them to the best effect. A goldmine of practical advice and shrewd insight, this book summarises everything you need to know to understand the creative process and manage innovation effectivly to put great ideas into action.
John Adair is internationally acknowledged as having had a
significant influence on management and leadership development in both
the business and military spheres. He has seen military service,
lectured at Sandhurst, worked extensively as a consultant, held
professorships in Leadership Studies and authored critically acclaimed
management and leadership books which have sold in their hundreds of
thousands. He has lectured at conferences all over the world.
Neil Thomas is Chairman of the Falconbury group of companies that comprises, Falconbury Ltd (www.falconbury.co.uk), Management Forum (www.management-forum.co.uk) and Thorogood Publishing Ltd (www.thorogoodpublishing.co.uk). He has been involved in publishing and seminars/training for most of his business life.