Creating Time For Curiosity
Recent research in behavior science shows the value of curiosity in the workplace, including positive impacts on the quality of decision-making, innovation, reduced group conflict, communication, productivity and team performance. The research also suggests that fostering curiosity requires supporting time for employees to explore and to broaden their interests, creating opportunities to ask “why” and “what if,” and modeling inquisitiveness.
Originally published: September 17, 2019
Author: Kim Cassidy
Institution: Bryn Mawr College
Published by: Forbes