Discusses the role of creativity in the military within the context of type, focusing on the fact that STJ (the dominant type in the military) tend towards efficient problem solving, while NTP (not so dominant) tend towards creative problem solving. Argues that the army would benefit from encouraging a more creative culture, leading to higher adaptivity and more successful problem solving. Also examines military leadership styles.
This study of type and creativity (as measured by the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking) finds that NPs tend to score with the highest measures of creativity. Differences in creativity were also noted for different genders and cultures.