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Group Creativity

Bernard A. Nijstad and Paul B. Paulus

in Group Creativity

Published in print September 2003 | ISBN: 9780195147308
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199893720 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147308.003.0015
Group Creativity

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This chapter draws some conclusions from the contributed chapters. It discusses four common themes which run through the various chapters: group diversity and creative potential, obstacles to the realization of creative potential, group climate, and group environment. It integrates these common themes in a “combination of contributions” framework, and derives directions for future research from this framework and discusses its practical implications.

Keywords: creativity; creative potential; group climate; group diversity

Chapter.  6022 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Social Psychology

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