Cultural Influence on Creativity: Exploring the Interactions between  Asian culture Confucianism  Creativity

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Confucianism. Confucius (551-559 B.C.)Major cultural influence in China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore,

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1. Cultural Influence on Creativity: Exploring the Interactions between Asian culture (Confucianism) & Creativity Kyung Hee Kim, Ph.D. Eastern Michigan University

2. Expressive Subject matter--Spanish Civil War--Guernica, For whom the bell tolls Expressive Subject matter--Spanish Civil War--Guernica, For whom the bell tolls

3. Education: Positive Elements of Confucian Education Importance of Education Funding for Schools Family Support Belief in Effort Respecting Teachers Teacher-Student Relationships Centralized School Governance

4. But! Creativity in the Classrooms…

5. The Four Principle of Confucianism as they relate to Creativity Importance of Education Emphasis on Education Devaluing Play Work-Play Dichotomy Family System Filial Piety and Hierarchy Obedience and Dependence Obedience and Hierarchy Hierarchical Relationships Gender Role Inequality Gender Role Expectations Benevolence Suppression of Expression Self-Effacement Conformity

6. Findings Negative relationship Older people tend to be more Confucian But not for women

7. Findings Confucianism that show the strongest negative relationship with creativity Obedience and Hierarchy Gender Inequality Conformity Suppression of Expression

8. Findings Strongest negative relationships with the TTCT Elaboration Abstractness of Titles Creative Strengths More negatively related to the Adaptive type

9. Figure 1. Best-fit Model in this Study

10. Implications Advancing creative achievement requires Self-evaluate our environment Remove environmental blocks to creativity Obedience and Hierarchy Gender Inequality Conformity Suppression of Expression [email protected]

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