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How to choose the best creative ideas

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Keywords: innovation, creativity, decision-making, choice making Broadly there are two processes involved in innovation. Firstly, creating the ideas and secondly choosing the best ideas to turn into products, services or processes. Virtually all of the research done on innovation and creativity looks at the processes of idea generation and how to develop creativity. Comparatively little […]

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Error management: what it is and why it is so important

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Keywords: error management, error management culture, trust, learning, performance, managed trust, group efficacy, employee creativity, creativity, organisational commitment, blame culture     Errors, mistakes, mix-ups and failures occur in every organisation and industry. The issue for most organisations is how they deal with mistakes and errors, without stifling creativity, experimentation and innovation. The problem with trying […]

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How employee creativity is affected by authoritarian leadership

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Keywords: creativity, employee creativity, leadership, authoritarian leadership, LMX, leader-member exchange, power distance, team identification, innovation A series of recent studies (2013, 2015 and 2017) found that one of the primary factors affecting employee creativity is the style of management and leadership they are under. Whilst much research effort has been placed on investigating the impact […]

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The impact of employees’ perception of the organisation’s learning environment

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Keywords: learning, organisational learning, learning environment, knowledge sharing, knowledge management, employee engagement, creativity, productivity Many organisations these days place a strong emphasis on creating a positive learning environment within which employees, managers and leaders are strongly encouraged to be flexible, creative and to learn. The usefulness of creating a learning organisation is pretty much beyond […]

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Do High-performance HR practices really lead to higher levels of organisational performance?

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Keywords: HR, human resources, human resources practices, high-performance HR, competencies, employee competences, creativity One of the most vexed questions in HR research is whether or not HR practices really do lead to higher levels of individual and organisational performance. Whilst a number of recent studies have found that there is a significant positive correlation between […]

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Ideation – definition and explanation

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Ideation – the basis of creativity. Ideation is the process of coming up with or creating new ideas or concepts. Previous research has identified four factors that underpin ideation: Motivation or effort General human capital or knowledge Specific human capital or the ability to accurately evaluate ideas, and Imagination or the ability to innovate, be […]

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Is there a link between emotional intelligence and creativity?

emotional intelligence and creativity

Is there a link between emotional intelligence and creativity?   Emotional intelligence and creativity: Is there a link? A new study published in the journal Business Perspectives and Research looked at whether there is a link between employees’ creativity at work and their general level of emotional intelligence.   The Study The 4 Dimensions of […]

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