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Ceativity & risk stavros


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Ceativity & risk stavros

  1. 1. Obstacles to Innovation
  2. 2. Creativity, Innovation & Risk <ul><ul><li>Stavros Michailidis </li></ul></ul>October 27, 2011 [email_address]
  3. 4. “ Creativity & Innovation are positively correlated with Risk-Taking” <ul><li>Goran Ekvall - on creative climate </li></ul><ul><li>Kathryn Schulz - on being wrong </li></ul><ul><li>Elke U. Weber - on types of risks </li></ul><ul><li>Natalie Walchover - on why people take risks </li></ul><ul><li>The Boston Globe - on why we are bad at calculating risk </li></ul>
  4. 5. Types f Risks <ul><li>Common Risk Types: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health / Safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recreational </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are risks associated with creativity? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Taking time to ask questions & clarify </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offering your ideas for evaluation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Committing to goals & plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can you think of others? </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Tolerance vs. Preference <ul><li>Ideation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do others find risky that you do not? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you find risky that other do not? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Polling & Discussion... </li></ul>
  6. 7. Debrief <ul><li>What did you find most interesting </li></ul><ul><li>What did you disagree with? </li></ul><ul><li>What questions do you still have? </li></ul>