(8.) Martha Beck, "Creativity Boost: How to Tap into the Right-Brain
Thinking," Oprah.com; http://www.oprah.com/spirit/How-to-Tap-into-the-Right-Side-of-Your-Brain-Martha-Beck-Advice (accessed May 16, 2014).
These findings demonstrate the role of right-brain
insight in systems thinking.
Then the right-brain
process became a left-brain process.
While he always had some left-brain material ready in case of emergency (i.e., an audience filled with physicians), George was obviously most comfortable with his right-brain
Unfortunately for right-brained
learners, modern society and learning institutions tend to favor left-brain modes of thinking that focus on logical thinking, analysis, and accuracy, while downplaying the right-brain
modes of thinking that focus on aesthetics, feeling, and creativity.
Yet to be effective, managers need right-brain
choreography skills to instill the right chemistry and promote the collaboration necessary for any supply chain initiative to succeed.
And that means, again, as I said, that the left-brain abilities are still essential, they're just not enough, and the right-brain
abilities are the ones that really matter most.
It will be interesting to see if and how this shift from a world economy dominated by left-brainers really does give way to right-brain
"'Left-brain' dominance is giving way to a new world in which artistic and holistic right-brain
abilities mark the fault line between who gets ahead and who falls behind," Pink writes.
People who suddenly ignore everything to their left after suffering a right-brain
stroke display disturbed activity in uninjured parts of a widespread neural network associated with attention, a new brain-scan study indicates.
To succeed in the Conceptual Age, he maintains, workers will have to develop their right-brain
, creative aptitudes to supplement their left-brain, logical skills.