The paradoxes of creativity management

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dc.contributor.author Kačerauskas, Tomas
dc.contributor.other Ekonomická fakulta cs
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-05
dc.date.available 2016-12-05
dc.date.issued 2016-12-05
dc.identifier.issn 1212-3609
dc.identifier.uri https://dspace.tul.cz/handle/15240/19267
dc.description.abstract Creativity is a very important aspect of market economy. Creativity is an ambivalent and contradictory phenomenon that covers both positive and negative aspects. As a result, management of creativity faces some paradoxes. The paper deals with 10 paradoxes of creativity management including one grand paradox (GP) and nine minor paradoxes (MP). By stimulating creativity, the managers risk to provoke the disobedience for their instructions including an instruction to develop creativity (GP). Successful period of an organization is an obstacle to develop the creative ideas (MP1). A radical implementation of creative ideas threatens the identity of organization (MP2). Creativity provokes the conflicts in organization (MP3). Every inventor or innovator tries to negate his (her) social environment that has educated and stimulated him (her) (MP4). Although hard management kills creativity, the latter needs sometimes very hard decisions (MP5). The worse the results are, the more creative the decisions in organization are (MP6). Organizations should manage both quantity and quality (MP7). Organization needs not only management of knowledge but also management of ignorance and naiveté (MP8). The managers should forget the past success of organization and think about future end of it (MP9). The main aim of this paper is to describe these paradoxes. Another aim is to present the different approaches towards creativity management. Finally, the paper seeks to dethrone a naive attitude that creativity in economy solves all possible problems. The biggest challenge to the management is the very creativity. en
dc.format.extent 33-43 s. cs
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Technická Univerzita v Liberci cs
dc.publisher Technical university of Liberec, Czech Republic en
dc.relation.ispartof Ekonomie a Management cs
dc.relation.ispartof Economics and Management en
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dc.rights CC BY-NC
dc.subject creativity management en
dc.subject paradoxes en
dc.subject conflict en
dc.subject organization en
dc.subject creative economy en
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dc.subject.classification J5
dc.subject.classification L2
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dc.title The paradoxes of creativity management en
dc.type Article en
dc.publisher.abbreviation TUL
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dc.identifier.doi 10.15240/tul/001/2016-4-003
dc.identifier.eissn 2336-5604
local.relation.volume 19
local.relation.issue 4
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local.relation.abbreviation E+M cs
local.faculty Faculty of Economics
local.citation.spage 33
local.citation.epage 43
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