The Discipline of Creativity

Exploring the Paradox 2006-2007

This series of workshops funded by the AHRC explored managerial and organisational challenges posed by the Creative Industries. The workshops led to further research culminating in a book and journal special issue:

Townley, B., Beech, N. (Eds.) 2010. Managing Creativity: Exploring the Paradox. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

McLeod, C., O’Donohoe, S. and Townley, B. (2009) ‘The elephant in the room? Class and creative careers in British advertising agencies’, Human Relations, 62: 7, 1011-1039

Townley, B., Beech, N., McKinlay. 2009. ‘Managing in the Creative Industries: The Motley Crew’, Human Relations, 62: 7, 939-962.

book cover for Managing Creativity