Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12015/2776
Title: Creative Collective Efficacy in Scientific Communities
Authors: Wang, Jing
Farooq, Umer
Carroll, John M.
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Springer, London
metadata.dc.relation.ispartof: COOP 2010: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Designing Cooperative Systems
metadata.mci.reference.pages: 331-351
Series/Report no.: C&T
Abstract: Studying collective creativity is critical for understanding how groups, organizations, and communities innovate and progress over time. However, analyzing creativity at the collective level remains an open and challenging issue. We adapt Bandura’s construct of collective efficacy to understand beliefs about collective capacities for creativity among individual members part of scientific groups, organizations, and communities. We describe our preliminary studies on the development and refinement of a collective efficacy scale for creativity, the factor analyses of the scale items, and the validation of the scale in path models. Our collective efficacy scale for creativity can be adapted for use by researchers interested in investigating the creative capacity of other communities of practice.
metadata.dc.identifier.doi: 10.1007/978-1-84996-211-7_18
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12015/2776
metadata.mci.conference.sessiontitle: Full Papers
metadata.mci.conference.location: Aix-en-Provence
metadata.mci.conference.date: May, 18-21, 2010
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