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Anastasia Fedorova1
  • 1 National Research University Higher School of Economics, 20 Myasnitskaya Str., Moscow, 101000, Russian Federation

The Connection Between Worker’s Creativity, Values and Conflict Behavior

2019. Vol. 16. No. 1. P. 191–203 [issue contents]

The creativity phenomenon attracts the researchers’ attention, but the main characteristics of the creative personality have not been determined yet. In a number of studies creative personality is associated with such features as autonomy, enterprise, radicality, openness to experience and neuroticism (Lubart, 2000. The paper offers analysis of theories and studies devoted to the relationship between creativity, character traits and conflict behavior. Based on the review, the main research question was formulated as the need to extend data on the conflict behavior of the creative person to the sample of employees of organizations, as well as provide comprehensive analysis of the relationship between creativity, character traits and employee values. The aim of the paper is to study the relationship between creativity, values, personality traits and conflict personality behavior. Based on the concept of creativity as divergent thinking of D. Guilford (1950), a correlation study was conducted on a sample of 720 people (397 women and 323 men). Positive correlation is observed with values of independence and achievement, and negative correlation - with values of modesty and conformism. The connection with the Big Five factors of extraversion and openness to experience was low-level. Also, creativity is positively associated with coping strategies of decision-making, taking responsibility and distancing, and negatively - with the search for social support, avoidance and positive reassessment. The results of the study offer an empirical model of the connection between creativity, values, the Big Five factors and coping strategies. The research results can be applied in various business processes of assessment and personnel management.

Citation: Fedorova A. (2019) Svyaz' kreativnosti, tsennostey i konfliktnogo povedeniya sotrudnikov [

The Connection Between Worker’s Creativity, Values and Conflict Behavior

]. Psychology. Journal of Higher School of Economics, vol. 16, no 1, pp. 191-203 (in Russian)
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