Article | R&D Innovator | 1994

The Delicate Balance in Managing for Creativity

by T. M. Amabile


Organizational stimulants and obstacles to creativity are summarized. The management tasks of supporting creativity and encouraging innovation are described as a delicate balance between over-control and chaos. A technology used to assess the climate for creativity is presented.

Keywords: Management; Creativity;


Amabile, T. M. "The Delicate Balance in Managing for Creativity." R&D Innovator 3 (1994): 1–9.