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Organizational Creativity: A Research Perspective

What images come to your mind when you think of organizational creativity? Fancy, colorful spaces, expensive perks, larger-than-life personalities? These are useful embellishments, but organizational creativity really is a core competence - an integral part of the DNA of an organization. It acts as a constant source of innovation. In fact, innovation happens on the… Continue reading Organizational Creativity: A Research Perspective

How can organizations motivate employees towards creativity?

Way back in 1960, McGregor put forth “Theory Y” against “Theory X” based on different assumptions about human motivation. The conventional Theory X assumes employees are fundamentally passive and indolent and therefore management should direct employee efforts. Theory Y assumes employees are already motivated towards development and responsibility – management’s task is to facilitate them… Continue reading How can organizations motivate employees towards creativity?