Department of Management
A multilevel model of transformational leadership, affect, and creative process behavior in work teams
© 2015 Elsevier Inc. We develop a multilevel model to explain how affect and transformational leadership (TFL) influence team creative process behavior. We theorize, in particular, that a dual-level model of TFL, which incorporates both individual-focused TFL (addressing the individual differences of team members) and group-focused TFL (addressing the team as a whole) underlies affect-creativity relationships. We argue moreover that these effects exist across three conceptual levels: (1) within-person, (2) interpersonal, and (3) group. We conclude with a discussion of the theoretical implications and limitations of our model and suggest potential avenues for future research.
Affect, Creativity, Multilevel analysis, Transformational leadership
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To, M., Tse, H., & Ashkanasy, N. (2015). A multilevel model of transformational leadership, affect, and creative process behavior in work teams. Leadership Quarterly, 26 (4), 543-556. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2015.05.005