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Managing collective creativity: Organizational variables to support creative teamwork

Cirella, Stefano (2021) 'Managing collective creativity: Organizational variables to support creative teamwork.' European Management Review, 18 (4). pp. 404-417. ISSN 1740-4754

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This article explores the role of organizational variables in managing and supporting collective creativity, based on case studies developed through collaborative research projects in two industries: fashion textile design and design consultancy. The findings indicate that five distinct variables may support teams and groups in developing their (collective) creativity: a structured process, work-related team diversity, boundary openness, adequate resources, and support of relevant technology. The results provide new scientific understanding of collective creativity in organizations, and suggest future research directions, with recommendations for creative companies seeking to support collective creativity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: collective creativity, design consultancy, fashion textile design, organizational variables, teamwork
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2021 07:34
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2022 12:31

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