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The cross-cultural use of the Kirton adaption-innovation inventory: a further exploration
English language measures such as the bipolar scale of cognitive style (Kirton, 2005) are not easily understood by people within diverse cultures and languages where English is spoken as a second language. Particularly ...
An evaluation of the relationships between psychological climate and the styles of cognitive preference and manifest ideas
This study challenges the assumption that the bipolar characteristics of adaption and innovation associated with individual cognitive style preferences directly characterise the content of manifest ideas and in turn the ...
Creative problem-solving in countries east and west: some organizational implications
Creativity and creative problem-solving are supported by two different cognitive styles, one concerned with adaption (doing things better), and the other with innovation (doing things differently). The current preoccupation ...
An exploration of the factors concerned with reducing the use of plastic carrier bags in Bangkok, Thailand
This research is an exploratory study to examine the attitude of people in Bangkok, Thailand, towards the reduction in use of plastic shopping bags. The research objective is to provide recommendations for policymakers ...
Using large scale individual creativity to improve organisational efficiency
This study reviews the outcomes from six similar organisational interventions two from the USA, three from the UK (one using Appreciative Inquiry) and one from Romania. By way of an illustration the process used by one ...