Cognitive Diversity and Creativity: The Moderating Effect of Collaborative Climate

  •  Raghda Abulsaoud Ahmed Younis    


Creativity is the key for the organizational survival in challenges times. And diversity is one of the factors that could contribute to the creativity. There are many arguments about diversity-performance relationship. however, emphasizing if the cognitive diversity could enhance group creativity? And under which conditions? is still a research gap. The purpose of this research is to examine the cognitive diversity- creativity relationship in the work group. In addition, this research aims to examine the extent to which collaborative climate could reinforce this relationship. Data were collected from members working in financial institutions using a survey method. the results revealed the significance contributions of various collaborative climates in enhancing the diversity -creativity relationship.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.