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Exploitation and Exploration Climates' Influence on Performance and Creativity: Diminishing Returns as Function of Self-Efficacy

Hirst, Giles; van Knippenberg, Daan; Zhou, Qin; Zhu, Jiuhua (Cherrie); Tsai, Philip Cheng-Fei


In response to calls for multilevel research examining individual and meso-level processes to understand how exploitation and exploration dynamics play out in teams, we propose that individual in-role performance (cf. exploitation) and creativity (cf. exploration) are associated with team exploitation and exploration climate respectively, and this influence is moderated by domain specific performance and creative self-efficacy respectively. Studying 317 engineers in 70 teams across three...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Management
DOI: 10.1177/0149206315596814


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