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Recent research in behavior science shows the value of curiosity in the workplace, including positive impacts on the quality of decision-making, innovation, reduced group conflict, communication, productivity and team performance. The research also suggests that fostering curiosity requires supporting time for employees to explore and to broaden their interests, creating opportunities to ask “why” and “what if,” and modeling inquisitiveness.
But how do you make the time for that? As a college president (and developmental psychologist), I certainly value curiosity and want to practice it and reap its benefits……….