publication . Other literature type . Thesis . 2000

'Localised creativity: a life span perspective'

Worth, Piers J.;
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  • Published: 14 Nov 2000
  • Publisher: The Open University
Abstract
This thesis is based around a biographic study of the lives of 40 individuals (24 men and 16 women) with a reputation for creative work in a localised context (such as an organisation). The study examines life span development patterns from birth to middle age (45 - 60 years of age) with data gained by biographic interview and thematic analysis. Participants selected for this study are creative in that they have a reputation for producing new, novel and useful or appropriate contributions in their 'local' setting.\ud \ud The study identifies two main paths to 'local' creativity within this sample. First, participants who found and related to a particular area du...

2.7.2 The Late Life Style

2.7.3 Further Indications from Self-Report and Biographic Study

2.7.4 Conclusions from a Review of Middle Age Creative Activity Part 4 - Additional Contributing Theories 2.8 The Relationship of Creativity to Other Theories

2.8.1 Self-Actualisation

2.8.2 Flow

2.8.3 Creativity, Flow and Self-Actualisation

2.8.4 Creativity as “Health” Part 5 - Research Questions 2.9 Research Questions and Focus of Analysis

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