Managing creativity: the tensions between commodities and gifts in a digital networked environment

@article{Currah2007ManagingCT,
  title={Managing creativity: the tensions between commodities and gifts in a digital networked environment},
  author={Andrew Currah},
  journal={Economy and Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={36},
  pages={467 - 494}
}
  • A. Currah
  • Published 22 June 2007
  • Sociology
  • Economy and Society
Abstract In this paper, I critically examine the management of creativity in a digital networked economic and social environment, which broadly comprises high-speed Internet connections and a diverse ecology of devices and other infrastructure. The non-rivalrous and non-excludable characteristics of information, in this environment, pose distinct challenges for the industrial producers of creativity (such as film studios, publishing houses, record labels). The paper uses the case of media and… 
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