Come la riflessività promuove l’apertura delle organizzazioni verso l’innovazione: il ruolo delle pratiche di riflessività e del clima di gruppo per l’innovazione

Titolo Rivista RISORSA UOMO
Autori/Curatori Maria Luisa Farnese, Roberta Fida
Anno di pubblicazione 2014 Fascicolo 2012/1 Lingua Italiano
Numero pagine 16 P. 87-102 Dimensione file 897 KB
DOI 10.3280/RU2012-001009
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Team reflexivity is a learning process that supports change and promotes organizational innovativeness. It enhances the adoption of forms of creative thinking, reducing internal conflicts and improving the teamwork climate. This research aims to examine the relationship between the use of knowledge management practices oriented toward reflexivity and openness to innovation, considering also the mediation role of two team climate variables: the participative safety and the support for innovation. The results of structural equation model, tested on 411 workers, confirm the role of reflexivity in promoting innovation, both directly and through the support for innovation. The participative safety, although it is influenced by the reflexivity, does not affect openness toward innovation.;

Keywords:Riflessività, apertura all’innovazione, clima di gruppo per l’innovazione, supporto per l’innovazione, partecipazione sicura, knowledge management.

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Maria Luisa Farnese, Roberta Fida, Come la riflessività promuove l’apertura delle organizzazioni verso l’innovazione: il ruolo delle pratiche di riflessività e del clima di gruppo per l’innovazione in "RISORSA UOMO " 1/2012, pp 87-102, DOI: 10.3280/RU2012-001009