Tanja Sophie Schweizer (1973,Heilbronn Am Neckar, Germany)finished the Mönchsee-Gymnasium in 1992 followed by studies of linguistics, pragmatics, economics, philosophy and psychology at the Universities of Stuttgart, London, Amsterdam, Madrid, Rotterdam and Milan. Having received Master’s degrees from two of these universities and having taught Master’s courses on Creativity and Innovation in three of them, she is currently still working on a spezialization in neuropsychology, next to her research activities. In December 2004 she receives her PhD on “An Individual Psychology of Novelty-Seeking, Creativity and Innovation” from Erasmus University for a 4-year project fi nanced by the Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO). From January 2005 onwards she will be holding Assistant Professor positions at the Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Free University of Amsterdam, and the Department of Innovation & Technology at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Her research areas are Psychology of Novelty-Seeking and Innovation, Social Psychology of Social Support to Novelty-Seekers, Psychology of Art & Science. Sophie is winner of the Chorafas Award 2002 at Erasmus University Rotterdam (International Award for Original Research). She publishes her work in journals like Corporate Reputation Review, Long Range Planning, International Journal of Arts Management and Technology Analysis & Strategic Management.

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Keywords creativity, honorary awards, innovation, innovative performance, motivators, novelty generation, novelty-seeking, novelty-seeking professions, personality, productivity, psychology
Promotor R.J.M. van Tulder (Rob)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sponsor Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam School of Management. Promotor: Prof.dr. R.J.M. van Tulder Other members: Prof.dr. C.R. Cloninger, Prof.dr. A. Klamer, Prof.dr. D.L. van Knippenberg
ISBN 978-90-5892-077-5
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/1818
Series ERIM Ph.D. Series Research in Management
Citation
Schweizer, T.S. (2004, December 10). An Individual Psychology of Novelty-Seeking, Creativity and Innovation (No. ERIM PhD Series;EPS-2004-048-ORG). ERIM Ph.D. Series Research in Management. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/1818