Career Creativity: Explorations In The Remaking Of Work by Maury A. PeiperlCareer Creativity: Explorations In The Remaking Of Work by Maury A. Peiperl

Career Creativity: Explorations In The Remaking Of Work

EditorMaury A. Peiperl, Michael B. Arthur, N. Anand

Paperback | June 1, 2002

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Careers are changing-a simple linear development is now rare. People need to be creative about their careers, and society needs to generate creativity from its work arrangements. Many believe that the so-called creative industries (media, high-tech, IT, etc.) offer a model for likely workingpatterns and career development in the future.In this book leading experts from ten countries look at the dual meaning of Career Creativity to explore both the creativity in people's career behavior and the concomitant creative development of the institutions of work and society. The book's four sections address the observation of creative careers, the enactment of careers within the social structure, the shape of careers in what have traditionally been seen as creative industries, and the role that careers play in the creation of industries.The chapters cover a diverse range of issues and perspectives such as knowledge-intensive workers, paths to creativity, the career metaphor, transformation and adversity in creative lives, the pursuit of international assignments, and the consequences of career mobility. They draw from a number ofdifferent employment sectors including high-technology, craft work, film-making, country music, biotechnology, and open-source software.
Maury A. Peiperl is Associate Dean and Director of the Careers Research Initiative at London Business School. He has taught, written, and consulted for over fifteen years on four continents in the areas of executive careers, human resource management, performance, and change, and sits on the boards of several companies. He is also a d...
Title:Career Creativity: Explorations In The Remaking Of WorkFormat:PaperbackPublished:June 1, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199248729

ISBN - 13:9780199248728


Table of Contents

1. N. Anand, Maury Peiperl, and Michael Arthur: Introducing Career CreativityPart I: Creative Careers Observed2. Kerr Inkson: Thinking Creatively about Careers: The Use of Metaphor3. Birgitta Sodergren: Paths to Creativity for Knowledge-Intensive Workers4. Hugh P. Gunz, Martin G. Evans, and R. Michael Jalland: Chalk Lines, Open Borders, Glass Walls, and Frontiers: Careers and Creativity5. Michelle L. Buck, Mary Dean Lee, and Shelley M. MacDermid: Designing Creative Careers and Creative Lives through Reduced-Load Work ArrangementsPart II: Creative Careers Enacted6. Gray Poehnell and Norman Amundson: CareerCraft: Engaging with, Energizing, and Empowering Career Creativity7. Polly Parker: Creativity in Contract Workers' Careers8. Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld: Career Resilience and the Mastery of Career Adversity9. Douglas T. Hall, Guorong Zhu, and Aimin Yan: Career Creativity as Protean IdentityPart III: Careers in Creative Industries10. Jose Luis Alvarez and Silviya Svejenova: Symbiotic Careers in Movie Making: Pedro and Agustin Almodovar11. Candace Jones: Signaling Expertise: How Signals Shape Careers in Creative Industries12. Ellen A. Ensher, Susan E. Murphy, and Sherry E. Sullivan: Boundaryless Careers in Entertainment: Executive Women's ExperiencesPart IV: Careers Creating Industries13. Richard A. Peterson and N. Anand: How Chaotic Careers Create Orderly Fields14. Monica C. Higgins: Careers Creating Industries: Some Early Evidence from the Biotechnology Industry15. Robert J. DeFillippi and Michael B. Arthur: Career Creativity to Industry Influence: A Bluepring for the Knowledge Economy?16. Michael Arthur, Maury Peiperl, and N. Anand: Staying Creative about Careers

Editorial Reviews

`Creativity is both cause and effect of successful, effective, and meaningful careers - and even a way of viewing careers. The landscape of careers is changing. We need to think "outside the box" to be ready. This collection . . . explodes the box. Get ready for the future and read this book.'Richard E. Boyatzis, Professor, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University