Apr 22, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HOD-830 Creativity and Innovation in Organization Design

4 semester credits

Considers creativity and innovation from disciplinary and transdisciplinary perspectives. Explores issues of creativity in organizational settings, and individual and professional life. Focuses on design thinking while extending creativity and innovation to organization design, including spaces in which organizational life takes place. Explores links between paradox and creativity, and social bases of creativity, as well as ways new media shape landscapes and soundscapes of creativity and innovation. Cultivates both a theory and practice of creativity and innovation, including use of metaphors that invite creativity in organization design, and how an organization might foster creative confidence.

Connection with HOD-838  Media, Technology and Disruptive Innovation, is possible.
Delivery Method: Online
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Outcome(s):

  • Develop a deep understanding of key ideas and theories of creativity and innovation.
  • Bring creativity and innovation to organization design, linking theory to practice.
  • Appreciate contexts for creativity and design thinking in social systems.


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