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ERIC Number: EJ1109663
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Aug-10
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
The Relationship among Creative (Mis) Fit, College Culture, Creative and Academic Self-Efficacy
Cayirdag, Nur
Educational Research and Reviews, v11 n15 p1382-1390 Aug 2016
Although person-environment fit (PEF) has been extensively studied in organizational psychology and business literature, its application to educational context has been limited. The current study used PEF framework in terms of creativity within the context of higher education. The nature of relationship between person-environment fit, college culture, creative and academic self-efficacy has been investigated. Analyses based on two different formulations of PEF indicated that college culture, creative and academic self-efficacy are the highest when both person and environment components are high. Specific analyses with misfit scores indicated that college culture generates a pro-environment discrepancy. Creative self-efficacy is more related to person component whereas college culture and academic self-efficacy were related to environment component. Results are discussed in relation to the literature and theories of creativity.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey (Istanbul)
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