Monday, May 27

The Attention/Creativity Nexus

Andreas Reckwitz. 2017. The Invention of Creativity: Modern Society and the Culture of the New. Polity Press. (intro, chapters 1 + 5)

Timon Beyes and Jörg Metelmann. 2018. “Introduction: The Creativity Complex.” In The Creativity Complex: A Companion to Contemporary Culture. Eds. Timon Beyes and Jörg Metelmann. Transcript Verlag.

Ulrike Landfester and Jörg Metelmann. 2019. “Introduction.” Transformative Management Education: The Role of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Routledge.

Boredom and the Affective Dimension of Time


Johnsen, R. 2016. ‘Boredom and Organization Studies’. Organization Studies 37 (1988).

Adams, Phillips. 1993: “On being bored”. In On kissing, tickling and being bored, HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS.

Kendall, Tina. 2018. ‘“#BOREDWITHMEG”: Gendered Boredom and Networked Media’. New Formations 93 (93):80–100.


Johnsen, Rasmus, Christina Berg Johansen, and Sammy Toyoki. 2019. ‘Serving Time: Organization and the Affective Dimension of Time’. Organization 26 (1):3–19.

Barbalet, J M. 1999. ‘Boredom and Social Meaning.’ The British Journal of Sociology 50 (4):631–46.

Goodstein, Elizabeth. 2017.  Between affect and history – the rhetoric of modern boredom. In Gardiner, Michael. 2017. The Boredom Studies Reader. Routledge.

Loukidou, Lia, John Loan-Clarke, and Kevin Daniels. 2009. ‘Boredom in the Workplace: More than Monotonous Tasks’. International Journal of Management Reviews 11 (4):381–405.

Tuesday, May 28

Richard Schechner. 2003. Performance Studies: An introduction, Third Edition (selection). Routledge, 2003.

Viktor Shklovsky. 1917. “Art as Technique.”

Martina Leeker. 2018. “Performativity.” In The Creativity Complex: A Companion to Contemporary Culture. Eds. Timon Beyes and Jörg Metelmann. Transcript Verlag. 184-190.

Wednesday, May 29

Bureau S., Zander I. 2014. “Entrepreneurship as an art of subversion.” Scandinavian Journal of Management 30.1, 124-133.

Jones H. 2010. “Creativity and discourse.” World Englishes 29.4, 467-480.

Flowers S. 2008. “Harnessing the hackers: The emergence and exploitation of Outlaw Innovation.” Research Policy 37, 177-193.

Thursday, May 30

Calcagno, M. 2017. Chapter 1 & (recommended) Introduction. In Interpreting Innovation. Design, Creativity, Art. Editoriale Scientifica.

Liedtka J. 2015. “Perspective: Linking Design Thinking with Innovation Outcomes through Cognitive Bias Reduction.” J Prod Innov Manag 32.6, 925-938.

Nash L. 2018. “Performing Place: A Rhythmanalysis of the City of London.” Organization Studies 1-21.


Calcagno M., Biscaro C. 2012. “Designing the Interactions in the Museum: Learning from Palazzo Strozzi.” Int. Studies of Mgt. & Org. 42.2, 43-56.

Elsbach K & Stigliani I. 2018. “Design Thinking and Organizational Culture: A Review and Framework for Future Research.” Journal of Management 44.6, 2274-2306.