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The Creativity of Culture and the Culture of Creativity Research: The Promise of Integrative Transdisciplinarity

Alfonso Montuori and Gabrielle Donnelly

The Big Idea

The winningest coach in the (USA) National Basketball Association is Phil Jackson with 11 NBA titles. Whatever you might think of Jackson’s coaching philosophy, there is one thing he seemed to intuitively know and later put into words: “The strength of the team is each individual member.  The strength of each member is the team.”

This research discussion on creativity is unwittingly a suggestion of the meaning and implications of Jackson’s paradoxical quote about individual and collective team play.  For the extent...

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