The SEV Center of Excellence holds an annual series of stimulating discussions with distinguished researchers and scholars in order to disseminate to students, executives, and the larger society cutting-edge and management-relevant knowledge about creativity and leadership.
The Lead Creatively: Discussion Series are hosted by the Center’s Director, Professor Mainemelis
February 19, 2019 |"Press Conference"
March 22, 2019 | "Creativity and Aesthetics: The Case of Michelin-starred Chefs”
Aesthetics play a critical role in the development of new products, services, and customer or user experiences. Creative leaders rely on their aesthetic sensibility to integrate multiple and often competing imperatives into novel and compelling solutions. Drawing on his extensive research in the world of international haute cuisine, Dr. Marc Stierand will share his reflections on how Michelin-starred chefs engage in intricate forms of aesthetic composing that express their unique creative identity.
April 12, 2019 |“Outreach and Creativity: Libraries, Archives, and Museums”
May 23, 2019 |"Prudence and Creativity: An Odd Pair?"