Creativity and Collective Creativity in Organizations (online)

Specialization
Instructor Stefano Cirella
Modality Online
Duration 12 hours
ECTS 2
Period Second semester
Dates 25/02/2022 at 17:00-19:00
25/02/2022 at 19:00-21:00
02/03/2022 at 17:00-19:00
02/03/2022 at 19:00-21:00
11/03/2022 at 17:00-19:00
11/03/2022 at 19:00-21:00

Course objectives

This course is designed to explore the characteristics and challenges of creativity and collective creativity at work. In particular, the module encourages to move the main focus from individual creativity to forms of collective creativity (group or team creativity).

Using different case studies, the course also aims to explore the mechanisms that can support collective creativity by design.

Content summary

  • Introduction to the creative process
  • Team and collective creativity
  • Organisational mechanisms to support collective creativity
  • Leading for creativity

Teaching methods

Lectures and teamwork on case studies

Texts

  • Slides and materials will be used during the course
  • Article: Catmull, E. (2008). How Pixar fosters collective creativity. Harvard Business Review, 86, 65-72.
  • Book chapter: Flocco, N., Canterino, F., Cirella, S., Coget, J-F. and Shani, ABR., (2018). Exploring Integrative Creative Leadership in the Filmmaking Industry. In: Creative Leadership: Contexts and Prospects. Editors: Charalampos, M., Epitropaki, O. and Kark, R., Routledge. 244- 258.
  • Optional academic articles for further study TBA
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