Teresa Amabile

Creativity, Productivity, and the Psychology of Everyday Work Life

The Progress Principle

Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work

Harvard Business Review Press

What really sets the best managers above the rest? It's their power to build a cadre of employees who have great inner work lives – consistently positive emotions; strong motivation; and favorable perceptions of the organization, their work, and their colleagues.

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Creativity in Context

Update to the Social Psychology of Creativity

$42.00 | Paperback | 336 Pages | Westview Press 1996

Creativity in Context is an update of The Social Psychology of Creativity, a classic text for researchers, students, and other interested readers. This text incorporates extensive new material, going far beyond the original to provide a comprehensive picture of how the motivation for creative behavior, and creativity itself, can be influenced by the social environment.

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Growing Up Creative

Nurturing a Lifetime of Creativity

$19.95 | Paperback | Creative Education Foundation (1992)

Growing Up Creative answers the questions parents and teachers ask most frequently: What is Creativity? How is it different from talent or intelligence? And why is it so important? Growing Up Creative is filled with dozens of concrete, hands-on exercises and techniques that can help a parent or teacher keep creativity alive at home and at school. This is research sure to be embraced by any adult wanting to help a child be all he or she can be, happily and creatively.

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