publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010

Work environments for employee creativity

Jan Dul; Canan Ceylan;
Open Access English
  • Published: 21 Dec 2010
  • Country: Netherlands
Innovative organisations need creative employees who generate new ideas for product or process innovation. This paper presents a conceptual framework for the effect of personal, social-organisational and physical factors on employee creativity. Based on this framework, an instrument to analyse the extent to which the work environment enhances creativity is developed. This instrument was applied to a sample of 409 employees and support was found for the hypothesis that a creative work environment enhances creative performance. This paper illustrates how the instrument can be used in companies to select and implement improvements. Statement of Relevance:The ergono...
free text keywords: creativity, innovation, work environment, Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, Human Factors and Ergonomics, Knowledge management, business.industry, business, Occupational safety and health, Creative work, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Conceptual framework, Process innovation, Social organization, Engineering
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010

Work environments for employee creativity

Jan Dul; Canan Ceylan;