Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2013 Edition
| Editors: Elias G. Carayannis


[Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship]

​The Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (CI2E) is a three-volume electronic and print reference that uniquely covers the broad spectrum of topics relating to the process of creativity and innovation, from a wide variety of perspectives (e.g., economics, management, psychology, anthropology, policy, technology, education, the arts) and modes (individual, organization, industry, nation, region). The resource is comprised of some 300 topical entries, definitions of key terms and concepts, and review essays, from a global array of more than 250 researchers, business executives, policymakers, and artists, illuminating the many facets of creativity and innovation, and highlighting their relationships to such universal concepts as knowledge management, economic opportunity, and sustainability. Entries feature description of key concepts and definition of terms, full-color illustrations, case examples, future directions for research and application, synonyms and cross-references, and bibliographic references.

Editors and affiliations

  • Elias G. Carayannis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information Systems & TechnologyManagement, School of Business, George Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-3857-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-3858-8
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Number Of Entries 1140
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