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The mobility of creative individuals trade secrets and restraints of trade
eLaw journal: Murdoch University electronic journal of law
  • William van Caenegem, Bond University
Date of this Version
10-1-2007
Document Type
Journal Article
Publication Details

Published Version.

Van Caenegem, W. (2007). The mobility of creative individuals trade secrets and restraints of trade. eLaw journal: Murdoch University electronic journal of law, 14(2), 265-279.

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© Copyright William van Caenegem, 2007

Abstract
Extract:Organizations provide the context, structures and complementary resources that allow creativity to thrive2. Organizations also absorb and spread the uncertainty, costs and risks inherent in creative activity. But no matter how efficiently organizations are structured for creative activity, only individuals actually create new things. Individuals make connections, understand and overcome problems, have intuition and new ideas: no innovation in technology, no creativity in the arts can exist without a human mind at work. That is as inescapably true in the current age of organized, collaborative and systematic creative pursuit as it was in the age of heroic invention and creative genius3.
Citation Information
William van Caenegem. "The mobility of creative individuals trade secrets and restraints of trade" eLaw journal: Murdoch University electronic journal of law Vol. 14 Iss. 2 (2007) p. 265 - 279
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/w_v_caen/44/