How Organizations Foster the Creative Use of Resources

@inproceedings{Sonenshein2014HowOF,
  title={How Organizations Foster the Creative Use of Resources},
  author={Scott Sonenshein},
  year={2014}
}
Using a multi-year qualitative study, I explain how employees at a fast-growing retail organization used creative resourcing—that is, the manipulation and recombination of objects in novel and useful ways to solve problems. I induce two core organizational processes (autonomous resourcing and directed resourcing) that explain how organizations foster ongoing creative activities in response to different perceived resource endowments. In doing so, I add clarity to a mixed literature that argues… CONTINUE READING

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