~ imaginement™ was developed as a pedagogic tool for process-oriented guided inquiry for college students to enhance their attentional seeing. This arts-based approach also supports science learning (STEaM) by moving beyond literal seeing in order to perceive and actualize patterns that spark both ideation and innovation.
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Upcoming: Terri McNichol to present "mini-Ted at New Jersey Organziational Development Annual Sharing Day, May 5, 2016, Newark NJ
On Becoming Wise and Artful Leaders
Art is making significant inroads in business: top B- schools boast design thinking labs; leadership thinker Nancy Adler’s HBR article that journaling and reflecting on art gives leaders a competitive edge (January 2016). Organizational theorist, Russell Ackoff long noted the neglect of “beauty” in management literature endorsing it as an essential aesthetic component of wise leadership. In this Mini-talk I will ask the audience to expand their creative imagination through imaginement™ techniques of deep seeing into art mirroring China’s ancient wisdom traditions.
To register visit : www.njod.org/annual-sharing-day-2016/
Ren Associates brings its unique combination of transdisciplinary expertise and approaches to deliver positive results in organizations. We believe that the arts are an integral part of strategy, change and wise leadership. We believe that cultivating judgment combined with analytical tools is the way to transformation both of the individual and the world.