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Journal Issue
Volume 2 Issue 2 / Apr 2004  pp1‑44

Editor: Charles Despres

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Perceptions of Continuity Management in an Irish Semi‑state Organisation  pp1‑10

Assunta Delany, David O'Donnell

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What is the K in KM Technology  pp11‑22

Kavi Mahesh, J. K. Suresh

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Transformational and Transactional Leadership Predictors of the 'Stimulant' Determinants to Creativity in Organisational Work Environments  pp23‑34

John D. Politis

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Abstract

This paper examines the relationship between the leadership dimensions associated with Bass's (1985) model, and the 'stimulant' and 'obstacle' determinants of the work environment for creativity. There are three major findings in this research. First, the relationship between transformational and transactional leadership and the 'stimulant' determinants of the work environment for creativity is significant and positive. Second, the 'obstacle' determinants of the work environment for creativity are negatively related with both transactional and transformational leadership. Finally, transformational leadership is more strongly correlated than transactional leadership with the 'stimulant' determinants of the work environment for creativity. Thus, transformational leadership is an increasingly important aspect in today's organisations in creating a corporate culture and the work environment that stimulates employees' creativity and innovation. 

 

Keywords: creative work environment, innovation, knowledge management, organisational creativity, transformational and transactional leadership

 

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The Midas Touch in Knowledge Management Projects — Beware, Your Wish Could Come True  pp35‑44

Alf Westelius, Pär Mårtensson

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