• 60 years of creativity in business organizations

      Sosa Medina, R; Connor, AM; Rive, P (Design Research Society 2016, 2016)
      This paper analyses the role of creativity in business organizations by examining the core ideas of an article published sixty years ago as a way to elucidate how relevant they are today in view of the research literature. ...
    • The A-Z of creative technologies

      Connor, AM; Sosa Medina, R (Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (ICST), 2018)
      This paper undertakes an initial critical analysis of Creative Technologies as a means to gain insight to the nature of this as an emerging field. The paper utilises an approach previously used in the design discipline to ...
    • Activity Scenario Modelling: An Emerging Method for Examining Human-artefact Interaction

      Montiel, M; Sosa Medina, R; Hocking, D (Design Research Society (DRS), 2020)
      Everyday activities are jointly shaped by people and artefacts. This points to the need for tools that designers can use to examine the joint agency of people and artefacts. This paper reports progress in developing Activity ...
    • A computational intuition pump to examine group creativity: building on the ideas of others

      Sosa Medina, R; Connor, AM (International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR) 2015, 2015)
      This paper presents a computational approach to modelling group creativity. It presents an analysis of two studies of group creativity selected from different research cultures and identifies a common theme (“idea build-up”) ...
    • Entrepreneurial Ideation: Effects of Morphology and Complexity

      Antonio, E; Sosa Medina, R; Connor, AM (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2019)
      Studies of product architecture identify a mirroring process between the product and the organisation. Parallel, empirical studies of effectual entrepreneurship show an accumulation of commitments between stakeholders while ...
    • Innovation teams and organizational creativity: Reasoning with computational simulations

      Sosa Medina, R; Connor, AM (Elsevier, 2018)
      A computational social simulation encourages systematic reasoning about the management of innovation teams and organizational creativity. This article draws upon historical literature to identify a potential dilemma faced ...
    • Multi-dimensional creativity: a computational perspective

      Sosa Medina, R; Gero, JS (Taylor & Francis, 2015)
      This paper presents a multi-dimensional perspective for the study of creativity and formulates a framework for computational creativity that enables the definition of functional relationships among scales, and captures the ...
    • Nominal Groups? Ok Boomer! A Future-oriented Agenda for Brainstorming Studies

      Sosa Medina, R (Digital Research Society (DRS), 2020)
      This paper critically examines brainstorming going back to the original sources to assess its origins and the origins of its systematic study. It identifies the “nominal groups” fallacy that is often used to discredit this ...
    • Qualities of Design Briefs for Studio Learning

      Sosa Medina, R (Design Research Society (DRS), 2019)
      The design brief is considered a pivotal component in studio-based learning, yet there is a paucity of studies on the student brief genre in design education research. This work seeks to contribute by examining brief ...
    • The Shape of Firms: Opportunities from Rapid Manufacturing

      Esparza, A; Sosa Medina, R; Connor, AM (European Alliance for Innovatoin (EAI), 2017)
      This paper examines the role of design in the creation of new firms. A new interpretation of firm design is developed to explain the dynamics of entrepreneurship. This paper seeks to expand the conversation between design ...
    • Teaching (with) Empathy and Creativity in Design

      Sosa Medina, R (Design Research Society (DRS), 2019)
      Empathy and creativity are desirable core design competencies. The relationship between these concepts, however, has remained largely unexplored. This work unfolds the creases between empathy and creativity, ...