Unleashing Creative Competency

Hays, Scott
October 1999
Workforce (10928332);Oct99, Vol. 78 Issue 10, p29
Presents an interview with Jennifer Kenny, founder and president of Emergent Management Consulting, about creative competency and human resources (HR) management. Definition of creative competency; Role of the HR manager to promote creative competency; Similarity between creative competency and communication; Barriers to creativity in the workplace.


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