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  • The Pluses and Minuses of Positivity (and Negativity)

    "Positivity is not always a good thing. Beyond that negativity has the potential to enhance success in our business and personal lives."

  • Ideas are Born in Fields of Play

    "Drawing on our analysis and the extant creativity literature, we conceptualize play as the cradle of creativity in organizations. We suggest that by temporarily suspending ordinary conventions, structural obligations, and functional pressures, and by encouraging behaviors whose value may not be immediately evident, play stimulates, facilitates, and even rehearses creativity."

  • Supervision and Employee Creativity

    "In this research, we examine how followers' attributions of leader abusive supervision motives may moderate the trickle-down process of abusive supervision and the ultimate effect on employee creativity."

  • Creativity and Dialectical Phenomena

    "As the dialectical entities of life–death, hope–despair and creativity–collapse collided and connected, I experienced the welling up of powerful, confusing and contradictory emotions. I believe that it is this very sense of confusion, paradox and contradiction that can alert us to the vital presence of the edge."

  • Transitional Objects and Phenomena

    "This classic 1953 article by DW Winnicott introduces the important concepts of transitional phenomenona and transitional objects."