6 Empowering Leadership and Team Creativity

The Roles of Team Learning Behavior, Team Creative Efficacy, and Team Task Complexity

Xiaomeng Zhang and Ho Kwong Kwan

Introduction

As one way of coping with rapid technological change and fierce global competition, many organizations rely heavily on employee creativity, which can substantially contribute to organizational innovation, productivity, and survival (Liu et al., 2017; Shalley, Zhou, & Oldham, 2004). To ignite the creative spark of employees, organizations are increasingly using team-based structures (Paulus, 2008). New ideas are proposed and pursued by work teams through interaction among team members, and such creative collaboration is shown to pay considerable dividends (Hülsheger, Anderson, ...

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