publication . Article . 2001

Possibilities for evaluating the style of creativity and problem solving using M.J. Kirton's test on adaption-innovation

Almonaitienė, Junona; Lekavičienė, Rosita;
Open Access Lithuanian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2001 Journal: Socialiniai mokslai, volume 2,001, issue 6 (32), pages 39-48 (issn: 1392-0758, Copyright policy)
Abstract
The aim of the present study was to investigate the possibility to measure individual differences in creativity, problem solving and decision-making using the Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory (KAI). 193 Kaunas University of Technology students completed a preliminary Lithuanian form of the test. Statistical analysis of the data has shown that the internal reliability of the preliminary Lithuanian form of the inventory is sufficient (the Cronbach Alpha for the responses was .85). Distribution of the scores is close to a normal curve. Distribution of the inventory items over the possible scoring range has shown that most of them discriminate according to their...
Subjects
free text keywords: Lithuania ; Creativity ; Creativity and problem-solving style assessment possibilities ; Kaunas University of Technology students ; Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory ; M. J. Kirton test on adaption - innovation
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