The Innovation Blog

TOP 10 Innovation Retweets from March 2011

Posted by Creative Realities on April 22, 2011

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Topics: creativity, trends, Lorie Lin, questions, Innovation, Collaboration, brainstorming

Creative Leadership- Is it too risky?

Posted by Creative Realities on March 1, 2011

Last month, Forbes contributor Chunka Mui posted an interesting article that addressed an upcoming study to be published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. The results of the study found that creativity negatively affected perceptions of leadership potential. In a series of experiments conducted among working adults in India and college students in the U.S., individuals perceived as “creative” were repeatedly seen as less effective leaders.

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Topics: creativity, Lorie Lin, Innovation, Compelling Case for Innovation, 9 Critical Success Factors, creative problem solving, leadership

The Hipstamatic Debate: Can Innovation Eclipse "The Real Thing"?

Posted by Creative Realities on February 22, 2011

Last week, the controversy over the popular iPhone Hipstamatic app sparked once again as the feature story in Lens, The New York Times photojournalism blog. For those of you unfamiliar with the app, the Hipstamatic produces highly processed shots with color filters and vignette framing that simulates vintage photography. The images are dreamy and while the iPhoneographer (note: this term actually exists) has a degree of control over the style of the shot, no two pictures turn out exactly alike. The debate over the validity of a smartphone camera app started November 22, 2010 when the following paper hit the newsstands.

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Topics: creativity, Lorie Lin, Innovation, new product development, Incremental Innovation, Transformational Innovation