The True Value Placed on Creativity: Is the Fear of Risk a Factor?
|Abstract||There is a popular notion that creativity is highly valued in our culture. However, those "in the trenches," people in creative endeavors that actually produce the acts of creativity, say this is not so. There is a negative correlation between the value stated and the true value placed on creativity by our contemporary culture. The primary purpose of this study was to investigate that correlation as well as a possible contributing factor to this negative correlation--the fear of risk involved in enacting and accepting creativity. The methods used in this study were literature review and interview. An extensive literature review was done, as much has been written on creativity. The review was done in four parts: 1) the difficulty i... (more)|
|Contributor||Gelman, Howard P. (Author) / Heywood, Wil (Advisor) / Patel, Mookesh (Committee member) / Knox, Gordon (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)|
|Subject||Social research / Design / Creativity / Culture / Fear / Risk|
|Rights||All Rights Reserved|
|Note||M.S.D. Design 2013|
|Collaborating Institutions||Graduate College / ASU Library|
|Additional Formats||MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS|