I Have an Idea: A Qualitative Study of Display of Individual Idea Ownership During Group Brainstorming

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Abstrakt

This study investigates displays of ownership over individual ideas on sticky notes in group brainstorming. Ownership of one’s own idea is an issue that most of us are familiar with when generating ideas in a team. We tend to think of an idea we produce as our idea and thus refer to the idea as something belonging to ourselves. However, in collaborative idea generation sessions, such as brainstorming, the aim is to transform the individual ideas into refined and complete ideas – and most important - shared ideas. To come closer to understanding the role of idea ownership, ten groups of university students engaged in facilitated brainstorming sessions were studied. The analysis shows that idea ownership is present in the brainstorming sessions, but given the way in which the participants’ orientations to the rules of brainstorming, expressed idea ownership does not cause internal conflict in the group or influence the course of ideation in a specific direction.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelBook of Abstact : 3rd MIC Conference, Bologna, 20 June - 22 June, 2019
Antal sider3
Udgivelses stedPontecchio Marconi
ForlagMarconi Institute for Creativity
Publikationsdato2019
Sider33-35
StatusUdgivet - 2019
BegivenhedThe 3rd MIC Conference - Bologna, Italien
Varighed: 20 jun. 201922 jun. 2019
Konferencens nummer: 3
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Konference

KonferenceThe 3rd MIC Conference
Nummer3
LandItalien
ByBologna
Periode20/06/201922/06/2019
Internetadresse

Emneord

  • Brainstorming
  • Ideas
  • Ownership
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Teams
  • Sticky notes

Citationsformater

Abildgaard, S. J. J. (2019). I Have an Idea: A Qualitative Study of Display of Individual Idea Ownership During Group Brainstorming. I Book of Abstact: 3rd MIC Conference, Bologna, 20 June - 22 June, 2019 (s. 33-35). Pontecchio Marconi: Marconi Institute for Creativity.