Have you wondered what characterizes the creative knowledge processes in groups working with developing innovative ideas? Well, look no further! The answer is: Polyphonic Imagination! This is a multivoiced stimulation of fantasy in groups - and this is enabled in a group climate with curiosity, openness, and respect..
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Ness, I. J., & Riese, H. (2015). Openness, curiosity and respect: Underlying conditions for developing innovative knowledge and ideas between disciplines. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction, 6(September 2015), 29-39. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lcsi.2015.03.001
Ness, I. J. (2017). Polyphonic Orchestration: Understanding how leaders facilitate creative knowledge processes in multidisciplinary groups working with innovation. European Journal of Innovation Management.
Ness, I.J. and Dysthe, O. (forthcoming): Polyphonic Imagination: Understanding creative processes in multidisciplinary groups working with innovation. Creativity Research Journal.