Employee Innovation: Management Practices Affecting the Innovative Behavior at Workplace
3rd Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences (ICCS-13): Statistics for Better Life
17 Pages Posted: 27 Jan 2015
Date Written: January 25, 2015
With globalization and increasing competing demands, higher education institutions are becoming responsive to the pressures of competition. These pressures are forcing educational sector to become efficient, effective and innovative simultaneously, adding potential to the M.Phil. and Ph.D. Scholars of Pakistan. The primary data was collected through self-administered questionnaire, at a conference, held in Pakistan. All the M.Phil. and Ph.D. scholars from all over Pakistan comprised the population for the study. Linear and Multiple regressions revealed that higher climate for innovation, lower inter-role conflict and higher work-life imbalance increase the research scholars’ innovation at their universities or research institutions. This study seeks to be a unique attempt to look at the employee innovative behavior at work in the universities situated in the three provinces, Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, for the first time in Pakistan.
Keywords: climate for innovation, inter role conflict, work life imbalance, employee innovation.
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