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|Title: ||Individual creativity, job-related diversity and team creativity : the role of team communication|
|Other Titles: ||Ge ren chuang xin neng li, zhi neng bei jing cha yi, yu tuan dui chuang xin de guan xi : tuan dui gou tong zai qi zhong de ying xiang|
個人創新能力, 職能背景差異, 與團隊創新的關係 : 團隊溝通在其中的影響
|Authors: ||Zhang, Hanxiao (張含笑)|
|Department: ||Department of Management|
|Degree: ||Master of Philosophy|
|Issue Date: ||2007|
|Publisher: ||City University of Hong Kong|
|Subjects: ||Teams in the workplace.|
Diversity in the workplace.
Communication in organizations.
|Notes: ||ii, 47 leaves 30 cm.|
Thesis (M.Phil.)--City University of Hong Kong, 2007.
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 38-44)
CityU Call Number: HD66 .Z43 2007
|Abstract: ||This study aims to extend the team creativity literature by investigating team
members’ average individual creativity, as well as job-related diversity, as the
antecedents of team creativity; and by examining the moderating role of team
communication (in terms of centralization and frequency) in the relationship
between the proposed antecedents and team creativity. This study uses samples of
teams that conducting creativity related jobs from Multinational Companies (MNC)
in Mainland China to examine the hypotheses. Surveys were done at team level.
Data regarding different constructs were collected from different sources, i.e. team
leader and team members, separately. Ordinary Least Squares regression models
were used to test the moderating effects. A total number of 33 team provided usable
data for the study. The result from the data supported the hypothesized relationship
between team members’ average individual creativity, team creativity, and team
communication centralization and frequency. These findings are expected to have
implications for team leaders and HR practitioners regarding how to facilitate the
team communication so as to leverage the team composition to achieve better team
|Online Catalog Link: ||http://lib.cityu.edu.hk/record=b2268804|
|Appears in Collections:||MGT - Master of Philosophy |
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