Assessing the Work Environment for Creativity

@article{Amabile1996AssessingTW,
  title={Assessing the Work Environment for Creativity},
  author={T. Amabile and Regina Conti and Heather M. Coon and J. Lazenby and M. Herron},
  journal={Academy of Management Journal},
  year={1996},
  volume={39},
  pages={1154-1184}
}
  • T. Amabile, Regina Conti, +2 authors M. Herron
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology
  • Academy of Management Journal
  • We describe the development and validation of a new instrument, KEYS: Assessing the Climate for Creativity, designed to assess perceived stimulants and obstacles to creativity in organizational work environments. The KEYS scales have acceptable factor structures, internal consistencies, test-retest reliabilities, and preliminary convergent and discriminant validity. A construct validity study shows that perceived work environments, as assessed by the KEYS scales, discriminate between high… CONTINUE READING
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