Knowledge involves the transformation of information into capabilities for effective action. This can only be done through human understanding. The human mind can create unique connections between seemingly unrelated information to come up with breakthrough ideas, but to do this, the mind must be trained to see beyond the obvious.
Facilitates innovation, business development, new ideas and concepts. Features events and a newsletter.
An article by Hidetoshi Shibata in 1998 that describes creating leadership and organizational knowledge. Provides some information on how knowledge creation is key to successful management. The article is mainly about implementing good business thinking.
Roger von Oech thinks this site is one of the most comprehensive web-sites around on the subject of creativity. It is a little whacky but full of good stuff that does make you think including the creative timeline of the world.
They have assisted individuals, small businesses, companies, and corporations with insight, and innovative thinking.
A resource for training and development in creativity and innovation in organizations. Has a newsletter, and some articles and essays by 'Corporate Alchemist' Linda Naiman.
A guide to creative thinking for serious people, and the eight basic heuristics of directed creativity. This is the web site for Paul Plsek and Associates in Roswell, Georgia, USA. Heuristics are a key to good higher-order thinking and knowledge creation. See that section in particular.
A training and development company providing workshops and software around decision making, problem solving, team skills, creativity, and meeting management.
The Harvard Business School's Working Knowledge web site has long been recognized as a good resource for more practical business fare than usually found in the Harvard Business Review, which makes this section on Innovation and Change articles of particular relevance to Innovation managers.
Attempts to measure how much information is produced in the world each year by looking at media and other variables. Produced by the School of Information Management Systems at the University of California, Berkeley. Charts and graphs that show comparisons with various forms of knowledge whether digital or print, books vs. magazines, and on PC vs Enterprise databanks. A participative ongoing study that welcomes input.
Training in Creativity, thinking and learning for business and the public sector. In-house and open courses in Creative Thinking, Innovation, Mind Mapping, Speed Reading, Accelerated Learning, Study Skills and Stress Management. Certified by De Bono and Buzan.
Helps companies with 3rd millennium thinking and creative ways to change.
A collection of personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation, by Denham Gray. Features archives.
An international training and coaching company specializing in creative thinking, strategic thinking, mind mapping and personal thinking skills
Develops world-class performers-- people who create desired results with minimal resources and who empower others with their knowledge, skills, and character to do the same.
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