Creative Conspiracy: The New Rules of Breakthrough by Leigh Thompson

By Leigh Thompson

Embracing the Counterintuitive facet of Collaboration

Think of your to-do record at paintings. likelihood is crucial projects require you to paintings with others—and the good fortune of these endeavors will depend on the effectiveness of your collaboration.

According to administration professional Leigh Thompson, collaboration that's awake, deliberate, and taken with producing new rules builds pleasure and produces what she calls a “creative conspiracy.” groups that conspire to arrange themselves, encourage each other, and mix their skills to satisfy inventive demanding situations are the hallmark of the main winning organizations.

In this ebook, Thompson finds the keys to the type of collaboration that permits groups to arrive their complete artistic power and maximize their effects. She additionally unearths a number of bizarre findings; for example:

• Left to their very own units, groups are much less artistic than individuals
• supplying “rules” to groups truly raises inventiveness
• Striving for quality leads to much less creativity than striving for quantity
• Fluctuating club complements a team’s innovation
• such a lot leaders can't articulate the 4 uncomplicated ideas of brainstorming

Thompson combines broad-ranging learn with real-life examples to provide options and practices designed to aid groups and their leaders capitalize on what truly works by way of artistic collaboration. Creative Conspiracy demanding situations managers to undertake an unconventional method of major groups that, performed correct, will bring about the artistic good fortune of each team—and each organization.

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