In a recent study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, researchers found that the team provides informational resources that help workers high in creative self-efficacy (CSE) realize their individual creativity.
CSE is an individual’s belief that they have the knowledge and skills to produce creative ideas and outcomes. Because the relationship between CSE and individual creativity is not very strong, researchers began questioning if contextual factors, such as the team, played a role in the effect.
In a survey involving 176 R&D team members from one multinational company, researchers examined the relationships between two key team resources and CSE. The two resources were shared knowledge