Title: Abduction for creativity

Authors: Toshio Itoh

Addresses: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 3-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, 100-0005, Japan

Abstract: In this keynote address, I present the importance of abduction as a thought process for creative management and R & D in an enterprise.

Keywords: abduction; meditation; knowledge base; collective genius; creativity.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2003.003116

International Journal of Technology Management, 2003 Vol.25 No.6/7, pp.507-516

Published online: 11 Jul 2003 *

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