DailyDirt: Ingredients For Creative Environments

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There are many, many studies on creativity and possible ways to improve the creative output of a group. Monetary incentives are often presented as a way to get people to produce more ideas, but some studies show that money isn’t actually a great motivator. Obviously, there are a lot of factors that can influence how creative people are, but it would be nice to isolate a few and see if we can eliminate some practices that are downright detrimental to creativity. It would be great if we found out what really could inspire people, but maybe we shouldn’t put too much pressure on the researchers… because that might dampen their productivity.

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It’s easy enough to track down the original paper (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0148296314002872?showall%3Dtrue%26via%3Dihub), and your question is answered in their method section. If you have access to an academic library (or if you’re willing to give money to the slimeballs who run Elsevier) you can read it for yourself.

Or, of course, you could just continue to snipe and whine from a position of ignorance.

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