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

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dyn692 Book List

Required Books

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly. Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention. (1996, HarperCollins)  Book summary

Mauzy, Jeff. & Harriman, Richard. Creativity, Inc. (2003, Harvard Business School Publishing) Google book preview

Recommended Books

Crisis as Opportunity

Blumberg, Matt. The Startup CEO. (2013, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.) 


Management of Innovation

Christensen, Clayton. The Innovator’s Dilemma. (1997, Harvard Business School Press).  eBook

Christensen, Clayton. & Raynor, Michael E. The Innovator’s Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth. (2003, Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation). Google book preview

Koulopoulos, Thomas M. The Innovation Zone: How Great Companies Re-Innovate for Amazing Success. (2009, California: Davies-Black). Book summary

Koulopoulos, Thomas M. Smart-sourcing: Driving Innovation and Growth Through Outsourcing. (2006, Platinum Press).  Google book preview


Johnstone, Keith. IMPRO: Improvisation and the Theatre. (1979, UK: Hazell Watson & Viney Limited).

Napier, Mick. Improvise Scene from Inside Out. (2004, UK: Hainemann Drama).  


Dynamics of Innovation

Gladwell, Malcolm. The Tipping Point. (2000, Little, Brown and Company).  eBook  (also if you like Gladwell, here's  a Blink. (2005)
Book summary)

Rogers, Everett M. The Diffusion of Innovation. (2003, NY: Free Press).  Google book preview

Utterback, James. Invasion of a Stable Business by Radical Innovation. (2007, Harvard Business Review). . (pdf Chapter 7

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