TITLE

16 ways to jump-start your company's creativity

AUTHOR(S)
Michalko, Michael
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
Supervision;May98, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents some suggestions to encourage creativity in an organization. Asking people to try improving one aspect of their job each day; Brainstorming board; Idea lottery; Icons of creativity; Encouraging weekly lunch-time meetings; Keeping a `Bright Idea Notebook'; Establishing a `creative-idea' committee; Setting an idea quota.
ACCESSION #
543720

 

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