New research from the Kellogg School suggests that embarrassment may be key in generating increased creative brainstorming. Leigh Thompson, a professor of management and organizations at Kellogg, along with colleagues from Harvard and Cornell, wondered what emotions might promote innovation. They hit on embarrassment and set out to test their hypothesis. What they found was fascinating, and may change how you do icebreakers at your next corporate retreat.
This is a wonderful read for a Friday!