The Arts in Organizations: Innovate Strategies for Addressing Problems

By Debra Orr and Don Fette.

Published by The International Journal of Arts Education

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Developing innovative strategies for addressing problems is at the heart of creativity. Using art as a method to drive innovation, growth, change and transformation offer organizations a little tapped mechanism for enhancing that creativity. This presentation offers and overview of how the arts are being used in organization and where the future might take the intertwining of arts and organizations.

Keywords: art, aesthetics, organization development, aesthetic intervention, Organizations, Epistemology, Innovation

The International Journal of Arts Education, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp.31-48. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.245MB).

Dr. Debra Orr

Dean, Associate Professor, Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies, Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Debra Orr is a scholar-practitioner and Dean of the Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies and Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership at Roosevelt University. She is published in the Journal of Nursing Administration, Organization Development Practitioner, Organization Development Journal, and Revue Gestion de Science. Debra was elected President of the Midwest Academy of Management in October of 2012- 2013. An award-winning writer and consultant, on-going researcher and frequent academic presenter, Debra concentrates her efforts on bringing the newest academic research to life within the context of organizations.

Don Fette

Professor, Barrett, the Honors College, Arizona State University, AZ, USA

Don Fette, PhD is an Honors Faculty Fellow in Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University. His teaching and research are interdisciplinary and span a number of fields and periods, including the Classics, philosophy, ancient and modern poetry, and the pedagogy of writing. He has consulted internationally on writing across a variety of disciplines.