An Empirical Research on Creativity Factors - Focusing on Seoul Fire Stations -

창의성 요인에 대한 통계적 실증연구: 서울특별시 소방서를 대상으로

  • 한민채 (강원대학교 산업과학대학원) ;
  • 권인규 (강원대학교 소방방재학부)
  • Received : 2011.12.28
  • Accepted : 2012.04.13
  • Published : 2012.04.30


This research focuses on finding the way of improving creativity in fire stations by scrutinizing the factors influencing and enhancing creativity in organizations. As environmental changes including the needs of citizens as well as the climate change are moving culminated today, fire stations should be changed appropriately to get the legitimacy of existence not to mention their own mission accomplishments. In this respect, the creativity can be expected as the main factor for fire stations' going concern. This research provided 5 hypotheses to find whether the chosen factors such as vision, learning/unlearning and positive feedback affect the creativity in fire stations. To prove hypotheses are valid, we employed survey as a method in which 155 firemen in Seoul responded, ending up with getting the result that the vision formulation and sharing, unlearning activities and positive feedback improve organizational creativity. In conclusion, this paper suggests that fire stations establish useful policies for the creativity based on these research findings.


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