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Creative Intelligence & Its Implications

Examples of the four styles of creative intelligence: intuitive, innovative, imaginative and inspirational

Explain how these 4 styles impact or effect an organization.

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Two examples of intuitive, innovative, inspirational and imaginative would or could be:

Innovative creative intelligence could be the CEO of any huge corporation such as Jack Welch, CEO of General Electric or Sam Walton who was the owner and CEO of Wal-Mart. Intuitive creative intelligence could be any famous musician or artist: Paul McCartney or a poet such as Robert Frost. Inspirational leadership could be a John or Robert Kennedy (politicians from the 1960s) or Barak Obama, if you are a democrat. Imaginative leadership could be a politician, artist or successful CEO: Let's say, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bill Gates, CEO of Microsoft.

According to Cephas (2008) there are four types of creative styles: intuition, which focuses on results and relies on past experience to guide actions; innovative intelligence which concentrates on problem-solving, is systematic, and relies on data; imaginative intelligence - which is able to visualize opportunities, is artistic, enjoys writing and thinks 'out of the box'; inspirational intelligence - which focuses on social change and the giving of self ...

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This essay explores the issue of creative intelligence, not just associated with artists and writers, but also as an essential part of innovation and inventiion with regard to business leaders. The concepts of creativity and innovation are distinguished between, in terms of creativity referring to the production of new ideas, approaches and actions; while innovation is often used to refer to the entire process by which an organization generates creative new ideas and converts them into novel, useful and viable commerical products, services and business practices.

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