23 - stimulate creativity through passion

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20:24 People will be most creative when they feel motivated primarily by the interest,  enjoyment, satisfaction, and challenge of the work itself Intrinsic Motivation Principle of Creativity: The social environment can  influence the level of creativity by influencing people’s passion for their work  Intrinsic motivation is the motivation to do work because it is interesting,  engaging, or positively challenging  Passion Can lead to complete absorption in the work  A sense of self-determination in doing the work, a feeling that one’s skills are  being both fully utilized and further developed, and positive feelings about the  work  External pressures in the work environment can decrease intrinsic motivation and  can decrease creativity  Clear ultimate goals for the work can support intrinsic motivation by providing a  structure for focusing creative efforts Creativity within an organization is the production of novel, appropriate ideas by  individuals or small groups  Innovation is the successful implementation of creative ideas by an  organization  Creativity appears across most levels of human ability  At low levels of intelligence, creativity is relatively low Variability in creativity is much greater for higher levels of intelligence than for  lower levels of intelligence
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Contextual Factors: Features of the Work Environment 20:24 Several features of the work environment can influence intrinsic motivation and  creativity Challenge: A sense of having to work hard on personally important, enriched, 
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