Penn. Organizational DynamicsProf. Steven F. Freeman
Creativity and Innovation in
Organization and Work

Course Topics

Core Topics

Approaches to Innovating / Tools for Creativity

Organizations are literally designed to stifle creativity. Their strength comes from standardization, routinization and bureaucratization. How, then, to innovate?

Creativity with a Capital “C” Creativity that Counts, that has an impact.

From Individual Creativity to Organizational Innovation: Creativity in Teams and Groups;

Organizations are literally designed to stifle creativity. Their strength comes from standardization, routinization and bureaucratization. How, then, to innovate?

The Dynamics of Innovation

Management of Innovation

Specialized Topics

Organizing Innovation/ Innovative Organizing

Group Improvising: Coordinated Creativity

Product Design

Do it Yourself: The Maker Movement

Patents & Copyrights

Innovation Culture

Creating a Career

Entrepreneurship

Open Innovation



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