Culture and Creativity

Tang, M., Hu, W., & Zhang, H. (in preparation). Creative self-efficacy from the Chinese perspective: Review of studies in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore.
In M. Karwowski & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), The creative self: How our beliefs, self-efficacy, mindset, and identity impact our creativity. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

Tang, M, Karwowski, M, & Hu, W. (in preparation). Exploring creative self-beliefs across countries. Manuscript in preparation.

Karwowski, M., & Tang, M. (2016). Cross-cultural differences in creative mindsets.
Proceedings of the 124th APA Annual Convention, Denver, USA.

Tang, M., Werner, C., & Karwowski, M. (2016). Differences in creative mindset between Germany and Poland: The mediating effect of individualism and collectivism. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 21, 31-40.

Tang, M., Werner, C., Tumasjan, A., Cao, G., Shen, J., Shi., J., & Spörrle, M. (2015).Creative expression and its evaluation on work-related verbal tasks: A comparison of Chinese and German samples. Journal of Creative Behavior. Article first published online: 31 DEC 2015, DOI: 10.1002/jocb.134

Werner, C., Tang, M., Kruse, J., Kaufman, J., & Spörrle, M. (2014). The Chinese Version of the Revised Creativity Domain Questionnaire (CDQ-R): First Evidence for its Factorial Validity and Systematic Association with the Big Five. Journal of Creative Behavior, 48(4), 254-275.

Werner, C., Tang, L. M., Schmidt, J., Mielke, A., Spörrle, M., Neber, H., Zhou, Z., Zhao, X., & Cao, G. (2011). Applied creativity across domains and cultures: Integrating Eastern and Western perspectives. Creative Personality, 9, 228–240.

Tang, M., Tan, A. G., & Shi, J. (2010). Gender and developmental issues in inventive creativity among Chinese children and adolescents. In Tan A. G. (ed.), Creativity: An Asian-Euro-African Perspective (chap. 4; pp. 49-64). Singapore: Research Publishing.

Werner, C., Cao, G., Tang, M., Tumasjan, A., Shi, J., Shen, J., & Spörrle M. (2010). This is not about art, it’s about work: Comparing Chinese to Germans regarding creative performance on the basis of job-related verbal tasks. In Tan A. G. (ed.), Creativity in Business and Education: Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Aspects (chap. 9; pp. 97-115). Singapore: Printers Pte Ltd.

Tang, M., & Neber, H. (2008). Motivation and self-regulated science learning in high-achieving students: Differences related to nation, gender, and grade-level. High Ability Studies, 19(2), 103-116.

Tang, M., Shi, J., Shen, J., Tumasjan, A., Spörrle, M., & Werner, C. (2010). Farben wirken immer gleich? Ein Kulturvergleich des Annäherungs- und Vermeidungspotentials von Rot und Blau. In F. Petermann & U. Koglin (Hrsg.), 47. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie (S. 343–344). Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.

Conference Presentation/Paper

Tang, M. (2016, November). Application of the sociocultural approach in creativity training. Keynote speech at the Sino-American Forum on Creativity, November 25, 2016, Beijing, P. R. China.

Karwowski, M., & Tang, M. (2016, August). Cross-cultural differences in creative mindsets. Paper presented at the 124th APA Annual Convention, August 4-7, Denver, USA.

Werner, H. C., & Tang, M. (2015, November). Kulturelle Vielfalt, Risikobereitschaft, Risikomanagement und Gruppenkreativität. 4. Kongress für Adventuremanagement, November 17, 2015, Treuchtlingen, Germany.

Tang, Min (2015, July). Interdisciplinary and intercultural approach to creativity and innovation: From theory to practice. Invited speech at the 12th International Conference on Excellence in Education: The Creativity – Innovation Challenge, July 1-4, 2015, Krakow, P. R. China.

Tang, M. Werner, C., Schmidt, J., & Spörrle, M. (2014, July). Preparing students to manage creativity and innovation in an intercultural context: Design, delivery and evaluation of the EMCI training program. Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Excellence in Education: The Creativity-Innovation Challenge, July 7-10, 2014, Paris, France.

Werner, C., Cao, G., Mielke, A., Neber, H., Schmidt, J., Spörrle M., Tang, M., Zhao, X., & Zhou, Z. (2010, November). Applied creativity across domains and cultures: Integrating the Eastern and Western perspectives. Paper presented at the 15th International Creativity Conference “Creativity Research and Development for the Human Resource Development”, 5-6 November, 2010, Riga, Latvia.

Creativity and Innovation in Education

Schmidt, J.T. (im Druck). Effective Management of Creativity and Innovation in Education: Theories and Best Practices (Ch.8). In, C.H. Werner & M. Tang (Eds.) Handbook of Effective Management of Creativity and Innovation: An European Perspective. World Scientific Publishing.

Schmidt, J.T. & Pavon, F. (im Druck). Creativity and Innovation in Education: Comparisons of Germany and Spain (Ch.9). ). In, C.H. Werner & M. Tang (Eds.) Handbook of Effective Management of Creativity and Innovation: An European Perspective. World Scientific Publishing.

Lipowsky, S. & Schmidt, J. (2016): Team improvement and learning in self-organizing contexts. International Journal of Arts & Sciences, 9(3), 265-272.

Lipowsky, S. & Schmidt, J. (2016): Error culture and self-regulation. Social Educational Project of Improving Knowledge in Economics-Journal Association 1901 SEPIKE, 13, 85-89.

Schmidt, J., Rathmayer, S., & Riedl, M. (2014). Key Competency Development & Online Learning. In SQ-Forum, Schlüsselqualifikationen in Lehre, Forschung und Praxis, 12(2). 201-219.

Edelmann, D., Schmidt, J. T., & Tippelt, R. (2011). Einführung in die Bildungsforschung. In Werner Helsper et al. (Eds.), Grundriss der Pädagogik/Erziehungswissenschaft (Band X). Stuttgart: Kohlhammer Verlag.

Schmidt, J.T. (2007). Preparing Students for Success in Blended Learning Environments: Future Oriented Motivation and Self-Regulation. E-Dissertation, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München: Fakultät für Psychologie und Pädagogik. [Online Abrufbar]

Schmidt, J.T., & Werner, C.H. (2007). Designing online instruction for success: Future oriented motivation and self-regulation. Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 5 (1). [available online]

Schmidt, J.T. (2004). Development and evaluation of a music teaching method based on Sternberg’s theory of intelligence. Unpublished master’s thesis. University of Munich (LMU), Germany.

Conference Presentation/Paper

Schmidt, J. (2015). The Meaning of Key Competencies in the Era of Industry 4.0. 12th Annual Conference on Key Competencies, “Teams, Tools & Technology: Key Competencies in the Learning Area of Team Development” (September 1-3, 2015). UAM Adventure Campus, Treuchtlingen, Germany.

Sand, M., Schmidt, J.T. & Werner, C.H. (2014). Bringing Adventure into Higher Education: Best Practice Examples from the UAM Adventure Campus (Altmühltal National Park, Germany). Proceedings from the Adventure Conference 2014 (November 1-3, 2014, Sogndal, Norway).

Schmidt, J., Mielke, A., & Tang, M. (2012, August). Creative problem solving in an intercultural context. Paper presented at the 9. Jahrestagung: Schlüsselkompetenzerwerb im interkulturellen Lernraum, Gesellschaft für Schlüsselkompetenzen in Lehre, Forschung und Praxis e.V., 1-2 August, 2012, Passau, Germany.

Spencer-Oatey, H., & Tang, M. (2006, April). International teamworking and e-learning design. Paper presented at Networked Learning 2006 International Research Conference, 10-12 April, 2006, Lancaster UK.

Schmidt, J.T., Lichtenstern, R., & Werner, C.H. (2007). Learning Chinese language and culture: A program evaluation of “Applied Language Instruction” using blended learning. Conference proceedings of the 6th European Conference on e-Learning in Copenhagen, Denmark. Reading: Academic Conferences Limited.

Werner, C.H. & Schmidt, J.T. (2006, September). Customized corporate education using Moodle. Proceedings of the 3rd International Moodle Conference, Hagenberg, Austria, 71-78.

Creativity and Innovation in Different Domains

Tang, M., & Werner, H. C. (in review). Interdisciplinary and intercultural approach to creativity and innovation: Evaluation of the EMCI ERASMUS Intensive Program. Thinking Skills and Creativity.

Tang, M. (2015). Revisiting the systems approach: Commentary to Glaveanu’s Paper „The Psychology of Creativity: A Critical Reading“. Creativity: Theories-Research-Applications, 2(1), 79-84.

Tang, M. (2011). Psychological studies of inventive creativity among children and adolescents: The concept, a literature review, and a report of an empirical study. In A. Ziegler & Ch. Perleth (Eds.), Excellence: Esseys in honour of Kurt Heller (pp. 245-258). Berlin: LIT.

Yi, X., Lin, C., Cai, S., Huang, S., Chen, G., Luo, L., & Tang, M. (2011). Studying abroad experience and artistic creativity. Journal of Psychological Science, 34(1), 190-195.

Tang, M. (2010). China’s young inventors: A systemtic view of the individual and environmental factors (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from PSYNDEX (Accession Order No. 0236803):

Conference Presentation/Paper

Werner, C., Spörrle, M., & Tang, M. (2014, August). Talents approaching a globalized future: Three guiding principles for the future of talent management and development across educational institutions. Keynote speech at the 13th Asia-Pacific Conference on Giftedness, August 3 – 6, 2014, Beijing, P. R. China.

Spörrle, M., Tang, M., Zhang, H., Agthe, M., & Werner, C. (2012, May). The green footprint of innovation: Perceived creativity of a country incrementally predicts green country image. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Conference of the European Marketing Academy (EMAC), Lisbon, Portugal.

Tang, M. (2008, July). Developmental trend and gender differences in inventive creativity among children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study from China. Poster presentation at the XXIX International Congress of Psychology (ICP 2008), 20-25 July, 2008, Berlin, Germany.

Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship

Ganter, A., & Hecker, A. (2013a). Persistence of Innovation: Discriminating between Types of Innovation and Sources of State Dependence. Research Policy, 42(8), 1431-1445.

Ganter, A., & Hecker, A. (2013b). Deciphering Antecedents of Organizational Innovation. Journal of Business Research, 66(5), 575-584.

Ganter, A., & Hecker, A. (2014). Configurational Paths to Organizational Innovation: Qualitative Comparative Analyses of Antecedents and Contingencies. Journal of Business Research, 67(6), 1285-1292.

Hecker, A. & Ganter, A. (2015, forthcoming). Organizational and Technological Innovation and the Moderating Effect of Open Innovation Strategies, International Journal of Innovation Management.

Hecker, A., & Ganter, A. (2013). The Influence of Product Market Competition on Technological and Management Innovation: Firm-Level Evidence from a Large-Scale Survey. European Management Review, 10(1), 17-33.

Hecker, A., & Ganter, A. (2014). Path and Past Dependence of Firm Innovation. Economics of Innovation & New Technology, 23(5/6), 563-583.

Hecker, A., & Kretschmer, T. (2015, forthcoming). Public R&D as a Standard-Setting Device. Industry & Innovation.

Huber, F. (2012a). Do clusters really matter for innovation practices in Information Technology? Questioning the significance of technological knowledge spillovers. Journal of Economic Geography, 12(1), 107–126.

Huber, F. (2012b). On the role and interrelationship of spatial, social and cognitive proximity: Personal knowledge relationships of R&D workers in the Cambridge Information Technology Cluster. Regional Studies, 46(9), 1169–1182.

Huber, F. (2013). Knowledge-sourcing of R&D workers in different job positions: Contextualizing external personal knowledge networks. Research Policy, 42(1), 167–179.

Spencer-Oatey, H. & Tang, M. (2007). Managing collaborative process in international projects: Project management perspectives. In H. Spencer-Oatey (Ed.), e-Learning initiatives in China: Sino-UK perspectives on policy, pedagogy and collaborative design. (chap. 10; pp. 159-173). Hong Kong University Press.

Tang, M. & Werner, H. C. (in print) (Eds.). Handbook of the management of creativity and innovation: Theory and practice. Singapore: World Scientific Press.

Tang, M. (2007). Failed? Succeeded!: Some thoughts on group creativity among children. China Invention and Patent, 8, 23-24. [Original: in Chinese language].

Werner, C., & Tang, M. (2016). Diversity, risk-taking, risk Management and group creativity: Experience of an ERASMUS Intensive Program. In M. Sand (Ed.), Adventure, Erlebnis und Bildung: Adventuremanagement in Theorien und Praxis (pp. 6-19). Augsburg: ZIEL.

Werner, C., Tang, M., Schmidt, J., & Spörrle, M. (2012). Effective management of creativity and innovation: Introduction to an Erasmus IP Project. Creative Personality,10, 96-102.

Conference Presentation/Paper
Werner, C., Tang, M., Schmidt, J., & Spörrle, M. (2012, November). Effective management of creativity and innovation: Introduction to an Erasmus IP Project. Keynote speech at the 1oth International Conference on Creativity of the Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy, 23-24 Nov., Riga, Latvia.

Tang, M, Luo, F., Shi, B., Wang, J., & Spörrle, M. (2011, July). Chinese young inventors: Their family background, perceptions of inventiveness, and attitudes towards peers. Symposium paper for the 9th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology, 28-31 July, 2011, Kunming, P. R. China.

Tang, M. (2009, November). Inventive creativity as an example of applied creativity in family and school settings: Basic concepts and the results of an empirical study about young inventors in P. R China. Paper presented at the International Conference on the Education and Cultivation of Creativity and Innovation, 30 October – 2 November, 2009, Xi’an, P. R. China. 6

Tang, M. (2008, September). China’s young inventors: A systemic view of the internal and environmental factors. Paper presented at the Conference of Creativity and Talent Development, 3-4 September, 2008, Munich, Germany.

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