The creative fulcrum : Where, how and why the creative workforce is growing

Hearn, Gregory N. (2015) The creative fulcrum : Where, how and why the creative workforce is growing. In Andersen, Lisa, Ashton, Paul, & Colley, Lisa (Eds.) Creative Business in Australia: Learnings from the Creative Industries Innovation Centre, 2009 to 2015. UTS ePress, Sydney, N.S.W, pp. 93-106.

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Contrary to the view that the creative workforce is shrinking, a decade of detailed research by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI) shows that the number of workers in creative occupations is growing strongly, and that these workers are spread right across the whole economy. Furthermore, these occupations can be thought of as a ‘creative fulcrum’ for innovations that leverage competitiveness in all sectors, and create positive job spirals that stimulate opportunities for many other occupation categories.

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ID Code: 89370
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Chapters 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11 have been peer reviewed.
Keywords: creative workforce, ‘creative fulcrum’, cultural production occupations, creative services occupations, creative workforce quadrant
DOI: 10.5130/978-0-9924518-2-0
ISBN: 9780992451820
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > OTHER ECONOMICS (149900) > Economics not elsewhere classified (149999)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > OTHER STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190999) > Studies in the Creative Arts and Writing not elsewhere classified (199999)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: This book is copyright. The work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Australia License. Enquiries should be made to the publisher.
© 2015 in the collection, Lisa Andersen, Paul Ashton and Lisa Colley
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Deposited On: 22 Oct 2015 01:40
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 05:24

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