Here are four wonderful resources about play, engagement, creativity and arts-based approaches to problem solving:
1. From Work Place to Work Space by Pamela Meyer – create dynamic engagement in organisations by shifting the existing mindset that places play and work in opposition.
2. Thinkertoys by Michael Michalko – a comprehensive collection of creative thinking processes to activate creativity and generate ideas.
3. Creative Problem Solving for Managers – move from using the ‘tried and tested’ solutions to challenges to trying out creative possibilities by accessing the creative potential existing within your organsation.
4. Engaging Performance by Jan Cohen Cruz – a wide ranging anaysis of how performance is used to socially engage communities to problem solve and address existing issues and challenges.