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icon pds bibliographies Creative Boot Camp: Generate Ideas in Greater Quantity and Quality in 30 days, Stefan Mumaw, New Riders, 2012, 240p. The book begins by exploring what creativity is and isn't, how we can train ourselves to improve our own ideation, and what steps we need to take to generate more ideas and better ideas for our creative selves, our creative projects, our creative businesses, and our creative lives.

icon pds bibliographies The Idea Agent: The Handbook on Creative Processes, Jonas Michanek and Andréas Breiler, Routledge, 2013, 200p. The Idea Agent is a practical idea management handbook, aimed at people who want to take an active role in creative processes across all areas.

icon pds bibliographies Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All, Tom Kelley and David Kelley, Crown Business, 2013, 288p. Tom and David Kelley identify the principles and strategies that will allow us to tap into our creative potential in our work lives, and in our personal lives, and allow us to innovate in terms of how we approach and solve problems.

icon pds bibliographies Creativity Today, Igor Byttebier and Ramon Vullings, BIS Publishers, 2007, 238p. If you want to learn how to generate and enrich ideas more easily, to become an inspiring coach for creative sessions, or to grasp the do’s and don’ts of applying creativity in organisations, Creativity Today will help you find answers to your challenges today.

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Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation, Tim Brown, Harper Business, 2009, 264p. In short‚ design thinking converts need into demand. It′s a human−centered approach to problem solving that helps people and organizations become more innovative and more creative.

icon pds bibliographies Leading Public Sector Innovation: Co-creating for a Better Society, Christian Bason, 2010, The Policy Press, 287p. In a time of unprecedented turbulence, how can public sector organisations increase their ability to find innovative solutions to society's problems?

icon pds bibliographies The Truth about Leadership:The No-fads, Heart-of-the-Matter Facts You Need to Know, James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, Jossey-Bass, 2010, 224p. Although many believe that leadership is a quality that is found primarily at the highest levels of organizations, in reality leadership is accessible to anyone who is determined to change the status quo.
icon pds bibliographies Leadership: A Very Short Introduction, Keith Grint, Oxford University Press, 2010, 160p. Exploring the idea that leaders cannot exist without followers, and recognising that we all have diverse experiences and assumptions of leadership, Grint looks at the practice of management, its history, future, and influence on all aspects of society. 
icon pds bibliographies Little Book of Leadership: The 12.5 Strengths of Responsible, Reliable, Remarkable Leaders That Create Results, Rewards, and Resilience, Jeffrey Gitomer, Wiley, 2011, 224p. The true measure of any leader is resilience. His or her ability to react based on past experience, attitude, and gut feelings, respond in real time to current circumstances, and then to recover quickly and move on to new challenges with new lessons learned.
icon pds bibliographies The Leader Guide to influence: How to use Soft Skills to get Hard Results, Mike Brent and Fiona Elsa Dent, FT Prentice Hall, 2010, 248p. It is important to recognize that successful relationships are an active processwhich requires a good deal of effort. The circumstances of a relashionship are constantly changing.

Much has been said about social innovation, but it remains a vague concept for many organizations.

However, it encompasses a set of practices and new methods that deserve close attention. Essentially, social innovation means challenging the status quo, for everyone’s benefit.