Creative Industries

Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway


This journal welcomes contributions exploring the intrinsic features of the field of creative industries and activities of entrepreneurs who use creativity as the basis of their work; analyses of literature concerning evolutionary developments in companies and their adaptations linked to the management of creativity; and, finally, reviews of books in cutting-edge research on the evolution of the creative enterprise.


Creativity; Knowledge; Creative Disruption; Project Ecology; Network

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