Global Creativity Initiative (GCI) and Its Relationship to This Book

Gayle Byock, Elisabeth Morney, Ruth Richards*, Rob Swigart, Bonnie Cramond, Larry Keiser

*Corresponding author for this work

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Chapter 1 describes an international creativity-focused organization, entitled Global Creativity Initiative (GCI) that serves the worldwide creativity communities. This chapter gives GCI the opportunity to broadcast its emerging existence and contribution for creativity researchers and practitioners around the world to have a vehicle for conversation, collaboration, possibly triggering new creativity research, etc. The chapter delineates the GCI reason for its creation, mission, proposed activities and goal of providing a venue for creativity researchers and practitioners globally. The GCI will allow trailblazers in creativity, innovation and /or motivation to communicate their ideas, and encourage translation of their ideas for the benefit of end users including teachers and corporate trainers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnpacking Creativity
Subtitle of host publicationCulture, Innovation, and Motivation in Global Contexts
EditorsFredricka K. Reisman
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherKIE Conference Publications
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)978-1-85924-261-2
Publication statusPublished - May 2023
MoE publication typeA3 Book section, Chapters in research books


  • Creativity
  • Global
  • Initiative
  • Culture
  • Innovation
  • Research
  • theories and applications


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