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People suck at recognizing creative ideas. Here’s a way to overcome this.

People suck at recognizing creative ideas. Here’s a way to overcome this.

Date:16 January 2020

With a multitude of tools for efficient brainstorming, people often find themselves with more creative ideas than they can implement. Then, the hardest part begins: idea evaluation and selection. Perhaps it doesn’t feel this way, but we are exceptionally lousy...

Foreign experience sparks creative innovations of organizations, but more is not better

Foreign experience sparks creative innovations of organizations, but more is not better

Date:13 November 2018

Many employees nowadays have experiences of working abroad, which is often viewed as providing a spark of creativity by organizations. Indeed, previous studies have suggested that people with multicultural experiences are more creative: they are more open-minded...

Work pressure sparks creativity, if conditions are right

Work pressure sparks creativity, if conditions are right

Date:06 November 2018

Workload pressure has been long regarded as a devil for killing creativity of employees. Many advices have thus been given on how to minimize workload pressure in order to maximize employee creativity. However, insights from our recent research suggest that...

Vacations: A ticket to creativity?

Vacations: A ticket to creativity?

Date:23 May 2018

According to a press release of the U.S. Travel association, two out of three American executives believe that vacationing improves creativity at work. The ability to “think outside the box”, to produce novel, original and useful problem solutions is vital...