Managing creativity and innovation
Professor: Miha Skerlavaj
BI Norwegian Business School (Norway) / University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Schedule:June 16 - June 27, 2014 (6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.), June 21 (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
The course will provide an overview of contemporary research and practice-based knowledge within the fields of creativity and innovation management. It will facilitate experiential learning of the competences needed to lead change in organizations. The course will essentially deal with three main questions: Why do individuals, teams, and organizations need to create and innovate at work? What is creativity and innovation within the organizational settings? What can leaders, Human Resource managers and professionals, employees, and organizations do to facilitate creativity and innovation processes within and around their organizations?
Miha Škerlavaj is Associate Professor at the Department of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at BI Norwegian Business School, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Management at the University of Ljubljana. He holds a PhD in Management and Organization from University of Ljubljana (2007). Professor Skerlavaj has been rewarded with several national and international awards, such as Best Conference Proceedings at the Academy of Management, and the CEEMAN Champions Research Award in 2013 among others. He has published in international journals such as Academy of Management Journal and European Management Review.
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