Human Sculpture: A Creative and Reflective Learning Tool for Groups and Organisations.

Lloyd, Cathryn and Hill, Geof (2013) Human Sculpture: A Creative and Reflective Learning Tool for Groups and Organisations. International Journal of Professional Management, 8 (5). pp. 67-75. ISSN 20422341

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Abstract

This paper considers a particular creative process, entitled ‘Human Sculpture,’ as a professional reflective learning tool for groups and organisations. Along with other arts-based learning processes being used in professional management, the authors argue that the embodied characteristic of human sculpture can assist people to generate awareness of their senses and aesthetic sensibilities. In doing so it provides a unique form by which to generate information and to discuss that information. The metaphorical and artful nature of human sculpture engenders a different quality of discussion and an alternative journey by which to reflect on individual, group, and organisational life. This paper draws on the masters and doctoral research of the authors as well as their professional practice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aesthetic, Arts-based learning, Creativity, Dramatistic approach, Human sculpture, Professional development, Organisational development, Reflective practice, Tool of articulation
Subjects: N200 Management studies
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > Centre for Study of Practice and Culture in Education (C-SPACE) > Re-thinking Creativities
UoA Collections > UoA25: Education
Depositing User: Dr Geof Hill
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2017 14:33
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2017 14:33
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/4010

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