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Making Innovation Happen

A Global Aggregation of Leading Edge Articles on Management Innovation, Creative Leadership, Creativity and Innovation.  

This is the official blog of Ralph Kerle, Chairman, the Creative Leadership Forum. The views expressed are his own and do not represent the views of the International or National Advisory Board members. ______________________________________________________________________________________


Entries in insight (3)


Analytics - The New Path to Value - Keep Existing Capabilities While Adding New Ones - MIT Sloan Management Review

Analytics: The New Path to Value: How the Smartest Organizations Are Embedding Analytics to Transform Insights Into Action is an excellent research report from the 2010 New Intelligent Enterprise Global Executive Study and Research Project conducted by MIT in association with the IBM Institute for Business Value. Here is part 6 of the Report chosen because it deals with insights, modelling and visualisations - the basis of the Creative Leadership Forum's Management Innovation Index

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From noticing to insight | Game-Changer - Jorge Barba

There are a lot of ways to have insights, from quieting your mind to cultivating happiness all around you. Yet it doesn’t stop there, these are conditions that contribute to having insights. But what about active insight recognition? That’s where observation comes in. Engaging one’s attention, not just seeing, contributes to the ability to make distinctions and then wondering why those distinctions exist.

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The Aha! in the Brain - The Cognitive Neuroscience of Insight 

A sudden comprehension that solves a problem, reinterprets a situation, explains a joke, or resolves an ambiguous percept is called an insight (i.e., the "Aha! moment"). Psychologists have studied insight using behavioral methods for nearly a century. Recently, the tools of cognitive neuroscience have been applied to this phenomenon. A series of studies have used electroencephalography (EEG) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study the neural correlates of the “Aha! moment” and its antecedents. Although the experience of insight is sudden and can seem disconnected from the immediately preceding thought, these studies show that insight is the culmination of a series of brain states and processes operating at different time scales. Elucidation of these precursors suggests interventional opportunities for the facilitation of insight..

Click here to read this new paper from John Kounios, Drexel University and Mark Beeman, Northwestern University