Employee Engagement is one of the leading factors toward organizational success. Happier employees are engaged employees. However, employees cannot reach engagement unless there are feelings of psychological safety. One tool that libraries can utilize to increase the engagement of their staff is to invest in opportunities for workplace creativity.

About Author

Dr. Jennifer L. Hopwood is the Training and Development Specialist for the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association as well as a lecturer for the San Jose State University iSchool. Hopwood holds a Master of Science degree in library and information studies from Florida State University and a Doctor of Education degree in educational leadership and management with a concentration on creativity and innovation from Drexel University.