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Organizational Creativity: A Substantial Factor to Growth
Malikeh Beheshtifar,Fateme-Begom Kamani-Fard
International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences , 2013,
Abstract: Organizations are increasingly seeking to foster creativity, because it is an important source of organizational innovation as well as competitive advantage. Creativity has been studied from different perspectives and is associated with a number of defining factors and elements. creative organization define as encompassing factors concerning the removal of barriers demonstrating managed innovation, idea evaluation procedures, motivational stimuli, communication procedures, development of idea sources, and evidence of the creative planning process; and organizational creativity is as the creation of a valuable, useful new product, service, idea, procedure, or process by individuals working together in a complex social system. The creative climate encourages people to generate new ideas and helps the organization to grow and increase its efficiency and at the same time it enables members to generate and implement creative ideas more effectively.
La creatividad desde una perspectiva organizacional
Rojas de Escalona,Belkys;
Investigación y Postgrado , 2007,
Abstract: the aim of this article is to review some theoretical conceptions in order to unveil the changes developed with regards to creativity from an organizational perspective. the importance of context for creative expression is foregrounded and some observations are made in relation to the terms creativity, innovation and change. on the basis of the conclusions, the author states questions related to the future of education in venezuela.
A Study on the Influence of Team Members’ Social Media Interaction Perception on Employee Creativity  [PDF]
Zhiqiang Huang, Saichao Chang, Jianhua Wu
American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (AJIBM) , 2017, DOI: 10.4236/ajibm.2017.711086
Abstract: Based on the questionnaire of 252 employees, this paper explores the relationship between social media interaction and employee creativity, which is influenced by the mediating effect of colleagues’ trust and the moderating role of supporting organizational culture. The study found that: 1) Social media interaction among team members has a significant positive impact on employee creativity; 2) Social media interaction among team members indirectly influences employee creativity through trust; 3) The supporting organization culture regulates the relationship between social media interaction among team members and trust among them. That is to say, the higher level of the supporting organizational culture the employees perceive, the more obvious the influence of social media interaction among team members on the trust of colleagues is. This research not only enriches the theoretical research on the relationship between social media interaction and the internal stakeholders (employees) of the enterprise, but also has important guiding significance to the practice of organization management.
Explorando os espa?os vazios: jazz e estrutura organizacional
Jo Hatch, Mary;
Revista de Administra??o de Empresas , 2002, DOI: 10.1590/S0034-75902002000300003
Abstract: this paper uses jazz as a metaphoric vehicle for redescribing the concept of organizational structure in ways that fit within the emerging vocabulary of organization studies. the metaphoric comparison begins with a description of some basic elements of jazz performance - soloing, comping, trading fours, listening and responding, groove and feel - and builds on those to redescribe organizational structure as ambiguous, emotional, and temporal. in reflexive fashion, this concept is not only demonstrated, but a jazz-like performance of rorty’s method of redescription via metaphor is presented.
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN MALAYSIAN SMEs: AN EMPIRICAL EXAMINATION ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) SUPPORT AND STRATEGY AS PLAN
Tan Thai Soon,Fakhrul Anwar Zainol
Australian Journal of Business and Management Research , 2011,
Abstract: This research study demonstrates the important of the knowledge creation process. It helps to demonstrate that knowledge management enablers, including IT-support and Strategy as Plan can promote organizational creativity and thus organizational performance. Further, the findings on the new factor, Strategy as Plan, show that it is positively related to knowledge creation. Strategy as Plan can therefore be regarded as an integral part of knowledge creation. This reaffirms Glueck’s (1980, p.9) views of strategy as “a unified, comprehensive, and integrated plan…. designed to ensure that the basic objectives of the enterprise are achieved”. Therefore it can be argued that the best path for Malaysian SMEs to achieve organizational performance is through organizational creativity achieved through a knowledge creation process that involves knowledge enablers.
Importancia do desenvolvimento criativo em ambientes educacionais e organizacionais
Marli Dias de Souza Pinto,Ursula Blattmann
Revista ACB , 2002,
Abstract: [Portuguese] Analisa a importancia do desenvolvimento do potencial criativo das pessoas. Evidencia a aceita o dos fatores hereditários e biológicos. O conjunto de influências e intera es estabelecidos nos ambientes familiares, escolares e em organiza es s o importantes para o desenvolvimento da criatividade. As solu es para problemas necessitam da criatividade e esta impulsiona novas respostas para os mesmos. A discuss o está centrada na análise da criatividade para o desenvolvimento da sociedade, especificamente relacionada à área organizacional, como sobrevivência e diferencial competitivo frente a turbulências impostas pelos processos de mudan as advindos da globaliza o e de avan os tecnológicos e científicos. [English] Analyze the importance of people creative potential development at educational and organizational environment. It evidences the acceptance of that, beyond hereditary and biological factors, the set of influences and interactions that if establish in the family, school and organization are important for the development of the creativity. It considers the solutions for the problems if show quickly inadequate and the creativity can give some answers for the same ones. From there, it centers the discussion in the analysis of the creativity for the society development, specifically related to the organizational area, as survival and competitive differential front the turbulence imposed for the happened processes changes because the globalization and scientific and technological advances.
The Dark Side of Creativity  [PDF]
Lanlan Liu, Maolin Ye
Open Journal of Social Sciences (JSS) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/jss.2015.39026
Abstract: Creativity has been regarded as a positive force to promote the development of individuals, organizations and society. However, creativity also has a hidden dark side. In recent years, re-searchers have proposed the concept of the dark side of creativity and vicious creativity, and the concept focuses on the relationship between creativity and dishonesty. The article combed the researchers on the study of the relationship between creativity and dishonest behavior, creativity by improving individual defending their actions to increase the ability of the dishonest behavior of the individual in a dilemma situation.
Inova??o organizacional: A eficácia do método de resolu??o criativa de problemas
Sousa,Fernando; Monteiro,Ileana;
Revista Portuguesa e Brasileira de Gest?o , 2010,
Abstract: this study aims at demonstrating the effectiveness of the creative problem solving (cps) method in the improvement of the preferences towards divergent thinking and in group commitment, as well as in knowledge management. each cps team, in a first group of seven companies (48 participants), and in a second group of three (41), was submitted to a pre-post test in preferences towards divergent thinking and, only in the second group, to a group commitment test. facts recorded during the sessions were categorized and submitted to a factorial analysis of correspondence. results indicate a change favourable to divergent thinking, and an increase in group commitment. also, fact analysis showed that companies have different orientations as to innovation, according to its situation. the generalization of these findings at organizational level will contribute to the development of effective organizational innovation systems.
New Bulgarian Work on Psychology of Creativity
Mariyana D. Nyagolova
Psychological Thought , 2012,
Abstract: A new Bulgarian work on Psychology of Creativity has been published recently. This book focuses on theoretical and methodological approaches to creativity. The results from a study of students' creativity are presented. They are related to the motives for success.
Profile of Promoters and Hindering Teachers Creativity: Own or Shared?  [PDF]
Nazira Píriz Giménez
Creative Education (CE) , 2016, DOI: 10.4236/ce.2016.710149
Abstract: Creativity is now at days a valued quality in all its areas and most particulary in Education. However, there is still widespread ignorance of Creativity in the Formal Education’s field and a lack of scientific research about Creativity and Education, particularly in teacher training. In this article, we will present a categorization of teachers in either promoters or hindering of Creativity, based on interview’s data. The study was narrowed to the training of teachers in Biologic Sciences of the two Institutions with more students of the country. From an interpretive paradigm and with a qualitative design, semi-structured interviews to students and teachers were made and analyzed by “content”. Results show that teachers that highly promote creativity tend to have a close relationship with the student, as well as affectionate, and they are also characterized by recognizing and accepting their own mistakes and limitations. On the other hand, creativity’s highly hindering techers tend to be structured, distant, and believe to be all-wise. Additionally, creativity’s promoting activities are only remarked by students with a close relationship with the professor. At the same time, an affectionate treatment from the student could lead to creativity’s promoting activities by teachers who would normally fit in the hindering type. Considering the previous observation, we propose that affection between students and teachers consists of an essential component of a creative classroom’s atmosphere, continuing and amplifying the systematic model of Csikszentmihalyi. Analogously to the conception that a creative product doesn’t emerge from an isolated person, it seems appropriate to affirm that a creativity’s promoting or hindering profile of a theacher also depends on the interaction with his environment.
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