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How Physical Work Environment is Perceived to Support Digital Artists

Kryvobokova Svendsen, Natalie LU (2012) PSYK01 20112
Department of Psychology
Abstract
The purpose of the study was to describe digital artists’ notions about their physical work environment in an organizational context. It is suggested that digital artists are creative professionals that use personal, creative imagination and skills to practice problem-solving by producing artistic artifacts. Based on four in-depth interviews and nine email interviews a qualitative research effort was undertaken. The results demonstrated that the physical work environment was considered to support the digital artists on a personal level and on a group level. It was also perceived to provide physical, functional and psychological support. In addition the respondents expressed the need for the physical work environment to act as an... (More)
The purpose of the study was to describe digital artists’ notions about their physical work environment in an organizational context. It is suggested that digital artists are creative professionals that use personal, creative imagination and skills to practice problem-solving by producing artistic artifacts. Based on four in-depth interviews and nine email interviews a qualitative research effort was undertaken. The results demonstrated that the physical work environment was considered to support the digital artists on a personal level and on a group level. It was also perceived to provide physical, functional and psychological support. In addition the respondents expressed the need for the physical work environment to act as an inspiration carrier for both creativity enhancement and artistic problem solving needs. Further the study discussed the preferred physical work environments for creativity as suggested by the respondents. (Less)
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author
Kryvobokova Svendsen, Natalie LU
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organization
course
PSYK01 20112
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
creativity, human resource management, physical work environment, digital artists
language
English
id
2339609
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2012-03-22 17:01:14
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  abstract     = {The purpose of the study was to describe digital artists’ notions about their physical work environment in an organizational context. It is suggested that digital artists are creative professionals that use personal, creative imagination and skills to practice problem-solving by producing artistic artifacts. Based on four in-depth interviews and nine email interviews a qualitative research effort was undertaken. The results demonstrated that the physical work environment was considered to support the digital artists on a personal level and on a group level. It was also perceived to provide physical, functional and psychological support. In addition the respondents expressed the need for the physical work environment to act as an inspiration carrier for both creativity enhancement and artistic problem solving needs. Further the study discussed the preferred physical work environments for creativity as suggested by the respondents.},
  author       = {Kryvobokova Svendsen, Natalie},
  keyword      = {creativity,human resource management,physical work environment,digital artists},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {How Physical Work Environment is Perceived to Support Digital Artists},
  year         = {2012},
}