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    • Deep Help in Complex Project Work: Guiding and Path-Clearing Across Difficult Terrain 

      Fisher, Colin M.; Pillemer, Julianna; Amabile, Teresa M. (2017-11-07)
      How do teams working on complex projects get the help they need? Our qualitative investigation of the help provided to project teams at a prominent design firm revealed two distinct helping processes, both characterized ...
    • The downside of downtime: The prevalence and work pacing consequences of idle time at work 

      Brodsky, Andrew; Amabile, Teresa M. (The American Psychological Association, 2018-01-08)
      Although both media commentary and academic research have focused much attention on the dilemma of employees being too busy, this paper presents evidence of the opposite phenomenon, in which employees do not have enough ...
    • Helping You Help Me: The Role of Diagnostic (In)congruence in the Helping Process within Organizations 

      Fisher, Colin M.; Pillemer, Julianna; Amabile, Teresa M. (2014-01-13)
      Through an inductive, multi-method field study at a major design firm, we investigated the helping process in project work and how that process affects the success of a helping episode, as perceived by help-givers and/or ...
    • In Pursuit of Everyday Creativity 

      Amabile, Teresa M. (2017-09-08)
      Creativity researchers have long paid careful attention to individual creativity, beginning with studies of well-known geniuses, and expanding to personality, biographical, cognitive, and social-psychological studies of ...
    • J. Richard Hackman (1940-2013) 

      Wageman, Ruth; Amabile, Teresa M. (American Psychological Association, 2013-08-05)
      When J. Richard Hackman died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on January 8, 2013, psychology lost a giant. Six and a half feet tall, with an outsize personality to match, Richard was the leading scholar in two distinct areas: ...
    • Perspectives on the Social Psychology of Creativity 

      Amabile, Teresa M.; Pillemer, Julianna (Wiley, 2012)
      Scholars began serious study into the social psychology of creativity about 25 years after the field of creativity research had taken root. Over the past 35 years, examination of social and environmental influences on ...