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Decisions might be better when teams don’t get along

Nature Human Behaviour volume 1, Article number: 0109 (2017) | Download Citation

Brainstorming was developed over 60 years ago, along with its key concept that ‘no idea is a bad idea’. But could the opposite be true, is brainstorming stifling, rather than unleashing, our creativity? In environments in which ideas go unchallenged, there are techniques that can improve creativity by encouraging criticism.

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  1. David Burkus is at Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74171, USA.

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