Creativity of the team was even stronger when relationships were good with the manager. This produced more creative work overall.
This study has one weakness: the measure of team creativity was subjective. Also, the leaders rated it themselves.
Lei Huanga, Dina V. Krasikovab, Dong Liu; “I can do it, so can you: The role of leader creative self-efficacy in facilitating follower creativity”, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
Volume 132, January 2016, Pages 49–62