Measures of         Effectiveness of CPS         in Developing Team              Creativity                    Fernando So...
Creativity and Innovation defined       CREATIVITY      relates   to   the       relation established between the       cr...
Creativity and Innovation defined       INNOVATION concerns the processes       of   implementation,   relying    on      ...
Organizational Creativity or Innovation         a system devoted to transform         individual creativity into profitabl...
Simplified Basadur’s creative  problem solving method     XVth Conference on Projectics      26 – 27th of November 2009
METHODSUBJECTS: 10 Teams (59 participants)MEASURES:   Adaptation of Basadur’s et. al. (2000)  fourteen item questionnaire,...
RESULTS                                             Factor                           Deferring                 AvoidingVar...
Perceptual map of the participants     after the CPS sessions         XVth Conference on Projectics          26 – 27th of ...
DISCUSSION• CPS method changed individual  attitude       towards      divergence  (premature closure and deferral of  jud...
DISCUSSION• CPS have proven its usefulness in finding  solutions and helping organizations to  improve;• The process of de...
FUTURE RESEARCH Needs to focus on project implementation in order to define measures of effectiveness and provide new insi...
To learn more: www.apgico.pt      XVth Conference on Projectics       26 – 27th of November 2009
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Measures of Effectiveness of CPS in Developing Team Creativity

Fernando Sousa
Ileana Monteiro
René Pellissier

XVth Conference on Projectics
26 – 27th of November 2009

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Measures of Effectiveness of CPS in Developing Team Creativity

  1. 1. Measures of Effectiveness of CPS in Developing Team Creativity Fernando Sousa Ileana Monteiro René PellissierXVth Conference on Projectics Page 1 26 – 27th of November 2009
  2. 2. Creativity and Innovation defined CREATIVITY relates to the relation established between the creator and his product, where nor originality nor usefulness are important, but only the “trying to do better”, connected to cognitive and emotional processes taking place at the individual level (Sousa, 2007). XVth Conference on Projectics Page 2 26 – 27th of November 2009
  3. 3. Creativity and Innovation defined INNOVATION concerns the processes of implementation, relying on organizational communication and power, in the domains of production, adoption, implementation, diffusion, or commercialisation of creations (Spence, 1994) XVth Conference on Projectics Page 3 26 – 27th of November 2009
  4. 4. Organizational Creativity or Innovation a system devoted to transform individual creativity into profitable innnovation (Basadur, 1997).Innovativeness, corporate or organizational innovationThe potential of the workforce to promote changes in the benefit of the organization (Adams, 2006; . Cebon, Newton & Noble, th 1999) XV Conference on Projectics Page 4 26 – 27th of November 2009
  5. 5. Simplified Basadur’s creative problem solving method XVth Conference on Projectics 26 – 27th of November 2009
  6. 6. METHODSUBJECTS: 10 Teams (59 participants)MEASURES: Adaptation of Basadur’s et. al. (2000) fourteen item questionnaire, organized in 2 dimensions: - avoiding concentrating in idea quality - deferring judgement Participant’s opinions, submitted to content analysis and correspondence factor analysis XVth Conference on Projectics Page 6 26 – 27th of November 2009
  7. 7. RESULTS Factor Deferring AvoidingVariable N judgement concentrating in idea quality M SD M SDBefore Session 59 2.74 .73 2.93 .67After Session 57 3.48 1.04 3.61 .75Sig. .00 .00 XVth Conference on Projectics 26 – 27th of November 2009
  8. 8. Perceptual map of the participants after the CPS sessions XVth Conference on Projectics 26 – 27th of November 2009
  9. 9. DISCUSSION• CPS method changed individual attitude towards divergence (premature closure and deferral of judgement and less censorship)• It provided a professional way of organizing knowledge so that it can help individuals to find original solutions to problems• It proved to be an important instrument to lead teams to creativity and innovation. XVth Conference on Projectics Page 9 26 – 27th of November 2009
  10. 10. DISCUSSION• CPS have proven its usefulness in finding solutions and helping organizations to improve;• The process of developing organizational innovation and creativity is complex and non-linear;• And can only give rise to a culture of innovation with the management’s total commitment;• Selecting the talents, giving them time, space, knowledge and the opportunity to team up and direct their individual creativity to the organizational problems. XVth Conference on Projectics Page 10 26 – 27th of November 2009
  11. 11. FUTURE RESEARCH Needs to focus on project implementation in order to define measures of effectiveness and provide new insights into the process of organizational creativity and innovationXVth Conference on Projectics Page 11 26 – 27th of November 2009
  12. 12. To learn more: www.apgico.pt XVth Conference on Projectics 26 – 27th of November 2009
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