Creativity in organizations has become an issue of great importance, but how does a company encourage personnel to find creative solutions to budgeting, product development, marketing and training? With engaging contributions from leading academics and professionals, this book explores the key factors that are critical to the development and promotion of creativity in any organization.

Q: Does Feedback Enhance or Inhibit Creativity in Organizations? A: Yes!

Q: Does feedback enhance or inhibit creativity in organizations? A: yes!
James L.Farr, Professor of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University

All employees have the potential to be creative or innovative in performing their jobs, and their creativity and innovativeness are affected by the feedback they receive. Providing feedback that stresses learning and mastery by employees, that encourages employees to be creative, and that strengthens employees' beliefs about success is congruent with contemporary organizational thought that emphasizes the need for employees to be empowered in their work, to be committed to the organization, and to feel ownership in the tasks they perform.

Feedback about work performance has powerful and complex effects on people. Yet these effects often lead ...

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