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Download Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration Audiobook (Unabridged)

Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration (Unabridged)
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Narrator: Jonathan Marosz
Format: Unabridged
Release Date: January 2008
Audio Length: 8 hours
Rating: 44 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 (95 ratings)
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Creativity has long been thought to be an individual gift, best pursued alone; schools, organizations, and whole industries are built on this idea. But what if the most common beliefs about how creativity works are wrong?

In this authoritative and fascinating new audiobook, Keith Sawyer, a psychologist at Washington University, tears down some of the most popular myths about creativity and erects new principles in their place. He reveals that creativity is always collaborative - even when you're alone. Sawyer's audiobook is filled with compelling stories about the inventions that changed our world: the ATM, the mountain bike, and open-source operating systems, among others.

In each case, Sawyer tells the true story of innovation. In spite of the lone genius myths that always spring up after an invention's success, these important inventions always originate in collaboration.

To understand the hidden collaborations that drive exceptional creativity, Sawyer spent 15 years studying jazz groups and theater ensembles, small businesses, and large corporations. In Group Genius he distills the essence of this acclaimed research and shows us how to be more creative in collaborative group settings, how to change organizational dynamics for the better, and how to tap into our own reserves of creativity. The empowering message is that all of us have the potential to be more creative; we just need to learn the secrets of group genius.

About the Author: Keith Sawyer

Though you may know Keith Sawyer from the popular audiobook Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration, Sawyer is actually one of the most renowned Business authors in our catalog. In total, we carry 1 audiobook from Sawyer on, with the latest Business title being: Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration. Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration was added to our catalog in 2008, making it the author's oldest audiobook available on our website, while Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration is the most popular and bestselling audiobook from Sawyer. Enjoy over 8 hours of audiobook listening from Sawyer, among the 1 audiobook we have available. With such a wide variety of audiobooks, we know you're sure to enjoy Business books from Keith Sawyer. For more audiobooks and information on Keith Sawyer, please visit their page on Keith Sawyer audiobooks.

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