Research on creativity and innovation has outlined the positive impact of resilience, but still little is known about the effect of resilience on core aspects of the innovation process and their functioning. In this study, we draw upon broaden-and-build theory and investigate whether and how resilience can foster idea generation behaviour at work. Our cross-lagged analyses of two waves of survey data demonstrate that resilience has a positive effect on employees’ idea generation behaviour due to increased levels of positive emotions.
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27th Innovation and Product Management Conference (IPDMC)