About the Author
Nancy K. Napier, PhD, is a professor and the executive director of the Centre for Creativity and Innovation at Boise State. She managed Boise State's nine year involvement in an $8.5 million capacity building project at the National Economics University in Hanoi, Vietnam, funded by the Swedish International Cooperation Development Agency and USAID. Her most recent books are Insight: Wise Beyond Your Field: How Creative Leaders Out Innovate to Out Perform; Encouraging Aha! Moments for Organizational Success and The Creative Discipline: Mastering the Art and Science of Innovation. Her articles appear in such journals as Creativity and Innovation Management, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, Journal of Management Inquiry, Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of International Business Studies. For six years, she was also co-creator and host of Idaho Business Matters, a weekday radio program on NPR News 91. She is now a regular guest on KTVB Channel 7's It's Your Business, a contributor to Business Insider for The Idaho Statesman, and a guest blogger for Psychology Today. Most recently, she became a contributor to Forbes Vietnam.