The topic of the study was why fostering a growth mindset in organizations matters. For two years they studied several Fortune 1000 companies to examine the impact of an entire organization’s
mindset. The root of this new study is about how a growth mindset, which the research team calls a “culture of development” versus a fixed mindset, which it calls a “culture of genius” affects such cultural characteristics in organizations as collaboration, innovation, creativity, risk taking and ethical
Trust: Employees in growth mindset culture of development companies
expressed a 47% higher agreement with statements about having more trust
in their company
Engagement: Employees in growth mindset culture of development
companies are 34% likelier to feel a sense of ownership and commitment to
the future of the company.
Innovation: Those in growth-mindset companies showed 65% stronger
agreement that their companies support risk-taking and 49% stronger
agreement that their organizations foster innovation.
Ethics: Those in growth mindset culture of development companies disagreed
41% more strongly than those in fixed mindset companies that their
organizations were rife with unethical behavior.