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Mallia, Karen L.

Leadership in the Creative Industries: Principles and Practice

Mallia, Karen L. - Leadership in the Creative Industries: Principles and Practice, ebook

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A groundbreaking book that explores the theory and practice of leading in the creative workplace

Leadership in the Creative Industries is a much-needed guide to the theory and practice of the creative leadership skills that are essential to lead effectively in creative fields. As the growth of creative industries continues to surge and “noncreative” businesses put increasing emphasis on creativity and innovation, this book offers a practical resource that explores how to confidently lead a workforce, creatively.

In order to lead creative people it is essential to understand the creative process, creativity, and the range of variables that affect it. This book fills a gap in the literature by exploring the creative leadership practices that are solidly grounded in evidenced-based research. The author includes suggestions for overcoming the challenges associated with leading creative people, and puts to rest many of the current industry misconceptions about leading creatively. This vital resource:

  • Is the first book that highlights the theory and practice of creative leadership skills in the creative industries
  • Includes best practices of leading for creativity, and reveals what encourages creativity and what suppresses it
  • Debunks commonly held myths about leading a creative workforce with evidence-based guidance
  • Contains a wealth of helpful tips, visualizations, callouts from primary research, and anecdotes from recognized thought leaders, to highlight and underscore important principles.

Written for academics and students of leadership, those working or aspiring to work in the creative industries, Leadership in the Creative Industries puts the focuses directly on theory and practice of creative leadership in creative fields.

Keywords:

Guide to Leadership in Creative Industries; understanding how to lead in the creative industries; resource to leading in the creative industries; text on leading in the creative industries; leading creative people; personality traits of creative people; overcoming resistance to leading; understanding how the creative mind works; how to become a creative leader; creative leadership style; communication; overcoming creative staff weaknesses; encouraging creative staff’s strengths; feedback for creative staff; mentoring creative staff; freelance economy creativity;  leading for creativity; leading for better creative work; collaboration with creative staff; leading the creative organization; skill diversity and creativity; building an creative environment; motivating a creative staff

, Creativity & Innovation Management, Organizational & Industrial Psychology, Creativity & Innovation Management, Organizational & Industrial Psychology
Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
304 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119335795
Printed ISBN
9781119334002

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