- Learn how to foster creativity in VTs (as a team member or a leader)
READ: Malhotra 2007
READ: Shambaugh 2019 HBR
and come prepared to discuss the following questions in our online class:
- What type of leadership is favorable for leading creative team work?
- What challenges may virtual team leaders face in applying such leadership practices in the context of virtual teams?
LIST OF OPTIONAL READINGS
Leadership for creativity
Amabile, T. M., Barsade, S. G., Mueller, J. S., & Staw, B.M. (2005). Affect and creativity at work. Administrative Science Quarterly, 50(3), 367–403.
Baer, M., & Frese, M. (2003). Innovation is not enough: Climates for initiative and psychological safety, process innovations, and ﬁrm performance. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 24(1), 45–68.
Baer, M., & Oldham, G. R. (2006). The curvilinear relation between experienced creative time pressure and creativity: Moderating effects of openness to experience and support for creativity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91(4), 963–970.
De Dreu, C. K. W. (2006). When too little of too much hurts: Evidence for a curvilinear relationship between conﬂict and innovation in teams. Journal of Management, 32(1), 83–108.
Edmondson, A. (1999). Psychological safety and learning behavior in work teams. Administrative Science Quarterly, 44(2), 350–383.
Kark, R., & Carmeli, A. (2009). Alive and creating: The mediating role of vitality and aliveness in the relationship between psychological safety and creative work involvement. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 30(6), 785–804.
Liu, D., Liao, H. & Loi, R. 2012. The dark side of leadership: A three-level investigation of the cascading effect of abusive supervision on employee creativity. Academy of Management Journal, 55, 5, 1187-1212.
Mumford, M. D., Scott, G. M., Gaddis, B. & Strange, J. M. (2002) Leading creative people: Orchestrating expertise and relationships. The Leadership Quarterly, 13, 705-750.
Oldham, G. R., & Cummings, A. (1996). Employee creativity: Personal and contextual factors at work. Academy of Management Journal, 39(3), 607–634.
Yoshida, D. T., Sendjaya, S., Hirst, G. & Cooper, B. (2014). Does servant leadership foster creativity and innovation? A multi-level mediation study of identification and prototypicality. Journal of Business Research, 67, 1395-1404-
Yuan, F., & Woodman, R. W. (2010). Innovative behavior in the workplace: The role of performance and image outcome expectations. Academy of Management Journal, 53(2), 323–342.
Zhang, X., & Bartol, K. M. (2010). The inﬂuence of creative process engagement on employee creative performance and overall job performance: A curvilinear assessment. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(5), 862–873.