Ethical beliefs and creativity


Yurtsever G.

JOURNAL OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND PERSONALITY, vol.13, no.4, pp.747-754, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND PERSONALITY
  • Page Numbers: pp.747-754

Abstract

This study examined the relationship between ethical beliefs and creativity. Two dimensions of ethical beliefs were investigated: ethical relativism and idealism. The data was obtained from 121 managers of research and development departments of Turkish firms. The results show a positive correlation between ethical relativism and creativity, and a negative correlation between idealism and creativity.