Role of Conflict 1 The Liberating Role of Conflict in Group Creativity : A Cross Cultural Study

@inproceedings{Nemeth2003RoleOC,
  title={Role of Conflict 1 The Liberating Role of Conflict in Group Creativity : A Cross Cultural Study},
  author={Charlan Jeanne Nemeth and Jack A. Goncalo},
  year={2003}
}
Researchers of group creativity have noted problems such as social loafing, “production blocking,” and especially, evaluation apprehension (Paulus, 2000). Thus, brainstorming techniques have specifically admonished people “not to criticize” their own and others’ ideas, a tenet that has gone unexamined. In contrast, there is research showing that dissen… CONTINUE READING