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How knowledge can stimulate but also impede creativity. Pier Vittorio Mannucci - ©Fotolia - Elxeneize

An insightful study provides a response to the long-standing question of why people's creativity varies over time. It shows that the ability to generate new ideas is related to knowledge depth, knowledge breadth, and cognitive complexity and flexibility. The prominence of each of these factors varies over time, so fostering creativity depends on adapting stimuli accordingly. 

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As big corporations aim to reap the benefits of nimble, innovative startups, corporate venture (...)

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship18 December 2014

How to enhance the deployment of innovation in a multinational (...)

When developing innovations, multinational corporations (MNCs) are faced with two risks: create (...)

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Thomas Paris and his co-authors show how technological breakthroughs are assimilated into the (...)

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship15 January 2014

To prosper in a crisis, adopt the strategy of large family businesses!

Family businesses are full of surprises. They have very strong roots while being highly (...)

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship15 January 2014

Earnings from entrepreneurship

With the exception of a few high-flying lawyers and other such “superstar” entrepreneurs, (...)

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship15 January 2014

When should you spawn an innovation?

Each time an idea for an innovation emerges in a company, a question arises: Should you exploit it (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution15 January 2013

R&D collaboration

University scientists and private firms are increasingly keen to engage in joint entrepreneurship, (...)

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