IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences Volume 5 – Special Issue
Guest Editor: Dr Arpan Yagnik, Penn State University, USA
Published: October 07, 2019
The IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences Volume 5 – Special Issue has been published. It brings to you a collection of five unique articles on creativity and its application in diverse fields.
Systematic study of creativity began in the 1950s. The last thirty years have shown a burgeoning interest in understanding and enhancing creativity. With our ecosystems transitioning from stable growth economies to gig economies and change economies, the importance of creativity has remarkably increased. Individuals who cannot adapt to the disruptive changes in the market struggle and their growth is eventually stifled. Creativity enables individuals to adapt and thrive, especially in the change or gig economies. The rise of the creative class and their success is a testimony to the worthiness of creativity. Creativity has been associated with the genesis of game-changing ideas and is found at the core of disruptive market ideas.
Submissions for the special issue came from all over the world. Ultimately, three articles in this special issue are from scholars in the United States and the other two articles are from scholars from Japan and Cameroon. I sincerely hope that after reading this collection, our readers will allow their actions and decisions to be inspired by creativity.
Dr Arpan Yagnik