Fostering Collective Creativity in Procurement: A Conceptualization and Application of Team Creativity Climate in Sourcing and Co-Innovation Teams

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Abstract

This dissertation investigates whether and how sourcing and co-innovation teams can benefit from creative team climates when formulating break-through sourcing strategies and generating as well as selecting creative ideas for commercialisation. Results from three empirical studies reveal that creative as well as business performance is enhanced in presence of a creative team climate. In sourcing teams this is especially the case when team members have creative as well as task-related capabilities and are staffed cross-functionally. Creative performance of co-innovation teams, fuelled by good relations between the partner companies but hampered by strict contractual agreements, will result in higher sales turnover for suppliers and market turnover for buyers.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Maastricht University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • de Ruyter, Ko, Supervisor
  • Rozemeijer, Frank, Supervisor
  • de Jong, A., Advisor, External person
Award date4 Jul 2016
Place of PublicationMaastricht
Edition1
Publisher
Print ISBNs9789461595799
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • business
  • teamwork
  • innovation
  • performance

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Fostering Collective Creativity in Procurement : A Conceptualization and Application of Team Creativity Climate in Sourcing and Co-Innovation Teams. / Kiratli, Nadine.

1 ed. Maastricht : Datawyse / Universitaire Pers Maastricht, 2016. 123 p.

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