Artículos de revistas
Creative Climate: A Diagnosis for Innovating Educational and Bussines Organizations
Psicodebate 1, Psicología, Cultura y Sociedad
Figueiredo Crespo, Mari Lucia
Muglia Wechsler, Solange
The purpose of this research was to identify the variables wich influence the creative climate and the innovation in private and public organizations, considering in this category schools and companies. The sample was composed by 80 subjects, (47 males and 35 females) 40 from school organizations (private and public) and 40 from business organizations (private and public)located in Sao Paulo State. The instrument used was the "Creative Climate Questionnaire" (Ekvall, 1986) with 50 questions in liket scale. The Analysis of Variance was used in order to investigate the following variables: Challenge and Motivation, Debates, Conflicts, Time for Ideas, Playfulness/Humor, Freedom, Idea Support, Liveliness/Dynamism, Risk-taking, Trust/Openness. The results indicated that private educational organizations have more features leading to innovation and to creative climate than organizations.