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Creativity on Demand: The Dilemmas of Innovation in an Accelerated Age

Eitan Y. Wilf


The rise of innovation as a key focus in the contemporary business world has found expression in the growing number of innovation consultants, a professional group of people who argue that they can help companies innovate their products, services, and structures by virtue of their expertise. However, innovation’s rising popularity has taken place together with the mounting suspicion that innovation has become a reified notion, a kind of catch-all phrase that is devoid of meaning. This book addresses this tension based on an ethnographic analysis of innovation consultants’ practices and norms o ... More

Keywords: innovation, business, consultants, United States, workshops, ethnography, business schools

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780226606835
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226607023.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eitan Y. Wilf, author
Hebrew University of Jerusalem