Exploring the impact of organizational climate factors on organizational creativity within a centralized IS


  • Anis Khedhaouria Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School 2300 avenue des Moulins F-34185 MONTPELLIER Cedex 4
  • Nassim Belbaly Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School 2300 avenue des Moulins F-34185 MONTPELLIER Cedex 4
  • Hind Benbya Montpellier Business School




Organizational creativity, Componential creativity theory, Information systems, organizational climate factors


The present study aims to illustrate problems associated with enabling organizational creativity through a centralized information system (IS). A creativity model based on the componential creativity theory was adapted from organization theory and was used to develop propositions regarding organizational climate factors that should be avoided when using a centralized IS to foster organizational creativity. The present study offers a useful case study to help organizations understand actions to be avoided when seeking to enhance organizational creativity via the adoption of a centralized IS.

Author Biographies

Anis Khedhaouria, Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School 2300 avenue des Moulins F-34185 MONTPELLIER Cedex 4

Assistant Professor

Technology Innovation Management Department

Nassim Belbaly, Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School 2300 avenue des Moulins F-34185 MONTPELLIER Cedex 4

Dean of Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of Information Systems


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