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An Evaluation of Business Students’ Perceptions About Their Personal Everyday Creativity

Abstract With organizations’ rising interest in creativity as one of the most sought out skill sets for graduates, it has become crucial to infuse creativity training in academic programs. This study evaluated freshmen business students’ perceptions about their personal, everyday creativity and examined the influence of infusing creativity training in their freshmen seminar course.

This action research study drew upon the intersection of three creative self-belief theories from management and education psychology literature: Jaussi, et al (2007) Creative Identity Theory; Karwowski (2014) Creative Mindset Theory; and Tierney & Farmer (2002) Creative Self-efficacy Theory. These theories arguably stemmed from Burke (1991) Identity Theory; Dweck (... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Homayoun, Sogol (Author) / Buss, Ray (Advisor) / Henriksen, Danah (Committee member) / Underiner, Tamara (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational leadership / Educational psychology / Entrepreneurship / business / creativity / entrepreneurship / identity / mindset / self-efficacy
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 137 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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