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156925Introverts, Agile and Creativity

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  • Acaz Souza Pereira
    Feb 7, 2012
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      recently came out studies on introverts and creativity and I do not know if
      the community is knowing:

      The Power of Introverts: A Manifesto for Quiet Brilliance: Scientific

      The Rise of the New Groupthink -

      *Our companies, our schools and our culture are in thrall to an idea I call
      the New Groupthink, which*
      *holds that creativity and achievement come from an oddly gregarious place.
      Most of us now work in*
      *teams, in offices without walls, for managers who prize people skills
      above all.*
      *But there�s a problem with this view. Research strongly suggests that
      people are more creative when*
      *they enjoy privacy and freedom from interruption. And the most
      spectacularly creative people in many*
      *fields are often introverted, according to studies by the psychologists
      Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and*
      *Gregory Feist. They�re extroverted enough to exchange and advance ideas,
      but see themselves as*
      *independent and individualistic. They�re not joiners by nature.*
      Agile deal a lot with people, collaboration and interaction. I'd like to
      start a discussion in this direction.

      How the community has responded, tried and tested to these researches?

      Activities such as pair programming brings loss of creativity?

      *[Acaz Souza Pereira]*

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