WorldCat Identities

Von Oech, Roger

Overview
Works: 64 works in 237 publications in 11 languages and 4,803 library holdings
Genres: Caricatures and cartoons  Biography 
Roles: Author, Creator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roger Von Oech
A whack on the side of the head : how you can be more creative by Roger Von Oech( Book )

76 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How you can be more creative
A kick in the seat of the pants : using your explorer, artist, judge, & warrior to be more creative by Roger Von Oech( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When was the last time you had a creative idea? This morning? Last month? Last year? Sometimes you need a kick in the seat of the pants to get your thinking going. This book does just that by taking you on a guided tour through the four roles of the creative process: explorer, artist, judge, and warrior. When it's time to seek out new information, adopt the mindset of an Explorer. Get off the beaten path, poke around in outside areas, and pay attention to unusual patterns. When you need to create a new idea, let the Artist in you come out. Ask what-if questions and look for hidden analogies. Break the rules and look at things backwards. Add something and take something away. Ultimately, you'll come up with an original idea. When it's time to decide if your idea is worth implementing, see yourself as a Judge. Ask what's wrong and if the timing's right. Question your assumptions and make a decision. And when you carry your idea into action, be a Warrior. Put a fire in your belly, eliminate your excuses, and do what's necessary to reach your objective. This book provides exercises, stories, tips, and the author's proven techniques to help you strengthen each of your own creative roles
A whack on the side of the head : how to unlock your mind for innovation by Roger Von Oech( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a book about the ten mental locks that prevent you from being more innovative and what you can do to open them. Many of the ideas presented here come from the author's experiences as a creative thinking consultant in industry. During the past five years he had the opportunity to work with many innovative and/or interesting companies. He worked with people in marketing, engineering, data processing, finance, research and development, television, and retail. This book contains stories, anecdotes, insights, and ideas that came out of the workshops he conducted as well as many of his own thoughts about what can make you more creative
Expect the unexpected (or you won't find it) : a creativity tool based on the ancient wisdom of Heraclitus by Roger Von Oech( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author adapts the 2,500-year-old philosophy of Heraclitus for modern readers - particularly business executives - using his wisdom to help them jump-start their own creativity
A whack on the side of the head : how to unlock your mind for innovation by Roger Von Oech( Recording )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses ways to generate, manage and apply new ideas more effectively for innovation and creativity
What the world needs now by Steven M Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How you can be more creative by Roger Von Oech( Recording )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses ways to generate, manage and apply new ideas more effectively for innovation and creativity
Creatif de choc! by Roger Von Oech( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in French and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un consultant en créativité livre ses petits secrets
Roger von Oech's creative whack pack by Roger Von Oech( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huan mei chang guo tang, xian bie ji zhu jia yan ba : 30 ge fa jue chuang yi de huang jin fa ze by Fan ou ke( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A whack, a kick and a poke : how to be more creative by Roger Von Oech( Recording )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses ways to generate, manage and apply new ideas more effectively for innovation and creativity
Kick in the seat of the pants by Roger Von Oech( Recording )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guided tour through the four roles of the creative process providing exercies, stories, tips and Roger von Oech's proven techniques to help you strengthen each of your own creaive roles
Ji fa chuang yi : gei tou nao zhi ming de yi ji by Roger Von Oech( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Chinese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger von Oech's creative whack pack by Roger Von Oech( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "creative thinking workshop in a box," with 64 different strategies to be used individually, in meetings, or in a workshop setting
Roger von Oech's creative whack pack by Roger Von Oech( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "creative thinking workshop in a box," with 64 different strategies to be used individually, in meetings, or in a workshop setting
Tu fa qi xiang : chuang yi kai fa by Roger Von Oech( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Chinese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was würde Heraklit tun? : griechische Weisheit für den Alltag by Roger Von Oech( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esperar lo inesperado by Roger Von Oech( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El autor emplea treinta epigramas del filósofo presocrático Heráclito como fuente inagotable de inspiración. A partir de ellos, ofrece divertidas anécdotas, acertijos, bromas y preguntas intrigantes. Enseña así a dar la vuelta a tus expectativas, transformar el cambio a tu favory evitar la trampa del cuanto más, mejor, para encontrar nuevas soluciones a los problemas complicados
Ne restez pas assis sur le meilleur de vous-mêmes! : [boîte à outils de la créativité] by Roger Von Oech( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of man in the thought of Ernst Cassirer by Roger Von Oech( )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Oech Roger Von

Oech, Roger von, 1948-

Von Oech, Roger

본 외흐, 로저 1948-

フォン・イーク, ロジャー

ロジャーフォンイーク

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