Creative Rationality and Innovation

Standards Information Network (Verlag)
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  • erschienen am 29. November 2017
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  • 188 Seiten
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This book urges us to be creative in our way of thinking about innovation. Adopting an artificial perspective, the author emphasizes creative rationality: a form of thought that encourages knowledge crossing and invites an adventurous transgression. The question of how such a form of thought might be developed is addressed through a detailed examination of the educational system. The book frees itself from many of the myths that surround innovation, including the predominance of what the author calls the linear and hierarchical model.

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John Wiley & Sons Inc
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978-1-119-47654-2 (9781119476542)
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Jo lle Forest, National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon, France
  • Cover
  • Half-Title Page
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Contents
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • 1. Innovation: What Exactly Are We Talking About?
  • 1.1. Some key distinctions
  • 1.1.1. Distinguishing innovation from discovery and invention
  • 1.1.2. What is the distinction between invention and innovation founded upon?
  • 1.2. Typology of innovations based on their purpose
  • 1.3. Typology of innovations based on their scale
  • 1.4. Reasons for innovation
  • 2. Thinking about Innovation Differently
  • 2.1. Innovation in society
  • 2.2. Schumpeter's models of innovation
  • 2.3. From innovation as an outcome to the analysis of innovation as a process
  • 2.4. Contours of the linear and hierarchical model of innovation
  • 2.5. A fertile ground for the creation of the linear and hierarchical model of innovation
  • 2.5.1. The institutionalization of science
  • 2.5.2. The lack of technical thought
  • 2.6. Impact of the model with respect to the definition of research and innovation policies
  • 2.7. Limitation of the linear and hierarchical model
  • 2.7.1. Too much importance given to R&D
  • 2.8. The design process at the core of the innovation process
  • 2.9. The design process, what are we speaking about exactly?
  • 2.9.1. The two models of the design process according to L. Blessing
  • 2.9.2. The stages of the design process
  • 2.9.3. Overall convergence of the design process
  • 2.9.4. Rule-based design regime versus innovative design regime
  • 2.10. Validity of the model
  • 3. Artificialism
  • 3.1. Artificial world as a set of artifacts
  • 3.2. Contribution of the Simonian theory to the understanding of the design process
  • 3.2.1. Bounded rationality and satisficing
  • 3.2.2. Design as a process obeying satisficing
  • 3.2.3. Specificities of the design process
  • 3.3. Simonian empiricism
  • 3.4. Key propositions of Artificialism
  • 3.5. Interest in thinking about innovation from the artificial perspective
  • 3.5.1. Developing a comprehensive organizational system to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the design process
  • 3.5.2. Thinking of the user
  • 4. Innovating by Implementing Creative Rationality
  • 4.1. Creative rationality: what exactly are we talking about?
  • 4.1.1. Thinking in terms of relation
  • 4.1.2. A form of thought that can replace the inexplicable with the rational
  • 4.2. The reality of creative rationality
  • 4.2.1. What are innovation biographies?
  • 4.2.2. The example of Gutenberg's printing press
  • 4.2.3. The example of the printing press is not an isolated case
  • 4.2.4. Towards an adventurous transgression
  • 4.2.5. The Solar Impulse project
  • 4.2.6. A journey to the center of the production of knowledge
  • 4.2.7. The basis of a creative rationality model
  • 4.2.8. A limited production of knowledge
  • 4.2.9. A production of knowledge that must be interpreted beyond the reasoning at work
  • 5. Creative Rationality and the Education System
  • 5.1. Teaching innovation: a political project
  • 5.2. A harmful confusion between innovation and entrepreneurship
  • 5.2.1. The Beylat-Tambourin report
  • 5.2.2. Confusion deriving from J. Schumpeter
  • 5.2.3. The skills of innovators versus the skills of entrepreneurs
  • 5.3. School environment and creative rationality
  • 5.3.1. Challenging traditional school
  • 5.3.2. The parable of the "flea trainer"
  • 5.3.3. An education system that kills creativity
  • 5.4. Rehabilitating creativity rationality in the training of engineers
  • 5.5. Towards the pedagogy of adventure
  • 5.5.1. Observing to innovate
  • 5.5.2. Otherness: recognizing the other
  • 5.5.3. How to move from the idea of pedagogy of adventure to its implementation?
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Other titles from iSTE in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management
  • EULA

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