a-small-lab by Chris Berthelsen. Based in Tokyo & Mairangi Bay

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Inner Focus: Token Foreign Worker Perceptions of the Creative Climate in Japan

Using data from a questionnaire survey of token foreign workers in Japanese public schools, this study investigated the differences between workers with very positive and very negative perceptions of the creative climate.

Inner focus - placing perceptions on the self as opposed to the group or the 'other' is the key differentiating factor between workers with very high and very low perceptions of the creative climate in their workplaces.

Minorities and perceptions of the Work Environment for Creativity

Using data from the norms database of a large international standard measure of the work environment for creativity this study investigated whether minority foreign workers perceive the dimensions of the work environment that influence creativity differently than home-country majority employees.

Tenure and perceptions of the Work Environment for Creativity

Using data from the norms database of a large international standard measure of the work environment for creativity this study investigated differences in perceptions of the dimensions of the work environment that influence creativity between long and short tenured employees.