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ERIC Number: EJ872031
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1063-2913
Fostering Creativity for Leadership and Leading Change
Harding, Tayloe
Arts Education Policy Review, v111 n2 p51-53 2010
Creativity is about more than imagining or making something that has not previously existed. Though most of us perceive of the concept of creativity actualized as "creation", creativity is really much broader--it is that force in each of us that begins with a yearning to answer an unanswered (or ill-answered) question by imagining more than one correct new answer. Being comprehensively creative then concludes when an answer is realized. Often this concluded answer has to do with changing something that was true before we thought and acted creatively, in order to make a new or additional truth. In such cases, being creative is most fundamentally about advancing "change" in or about something. This paper examines the differences between imagining, thinking, and acting creatively and about how each is related to leadership and change.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A