Creativity and Working Conditions

The computer industry, especially the programming profession, has long had (at least internally) a reputation as one of the most creativity-centered disciplines of anything that’s called “engineering” (though what’s called software engineering usually isn’t). This is a very interesting study, though, which FastCompany (something I normally eschew) is reporting — the factors behind creativity and development are a lot closer to what crazy bleeding heart worker advocates claim and a lot further from what hard-nosed management types like to proclaim. See the article here….

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4 Responses to Creativity and Working Conditions

  1. Dave, are you there?

    I sent you email (stillson at but heard nothing back…

    send me an email, eh?

  2. I know you are there dave. Put down that wrench and send me an email.

  3. Blog spam. Evil.

    You should do something about that. And post more….

  4. dbt says:

    Heh. I’d post more, Chris, but I don’t have anything interesting to say at the moment.

    Though I’ll whack all the comment spam in a minute.