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Author Forest, Joëlle
Title Creative Rationality and Innovation
Imprint Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2018
©2017
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Note 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
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Link Print version: Forest, Joëlle Creative Rationality and Innovation Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2018 9781786301468
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