The Psychological Nature of Creativity and Its Applications in Industry
Bingham, Gordon James
This paper, while dealing with the creative process on all levels and in all fields of endeavor will tend to emphasize the third or inventive level. I am not attempting to introduce any new theories of creativity, but rather to review the recent literature on the subject; and to attempt to organize these into a somewhat structured model of the psychologist's conception of the creative process. I will also mention briefly the areas of mental health and personality as they relate to creativity. Then in the final section of the paper, I will try to show how this research is being applied in industry by management and the industrial psychologists.
iii, 88 p.
U.S. copyright laws protect this material. Commercial use or distribution of this material is not permitted without prior written permission of the copyright holder. All rights reserved.