Factors contributing students’ creativity

Ayoufu, W. and Afshari, M. and Ghavifekr, S. (2012) Factors contributing students’ creativity. In: 2nd International Conference On Management (2nd ICM 2012) Proceeding, 11-12 June 2012, Langkawi, Kedah.

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The purpose of this study was to determine the factors which could foster and enhance students’ creativity in three research universities in Malaysia. The data collected from 520 postgraduate students. Correlation analysis was employed to analyze data. Findings of this study indicated that three factors such as intrinsic motivation, psychological empowerment, and support for innovation contribute significantly to the development of students’ creativity. It is suggested that universities should create a supportive environment, assist students’ psychological empowerment and develop an innovative culture in order to enhance students’ creative thinking.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Intrinsic motivation, psychological empowerment, support for innovation, research university, students’ creativity
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2015 01:03
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2015 01:03
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/14118

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