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ERIC Number: EJ1144457
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jul
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1305-8223
A Study of the Influence of Organizational Learning on Employees' Innovative Behavior and Work Engagement by a Cross-Level Examination
Lin, Hsiu-Chuan; Lee, Yuan-Duen
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, v13 n7 p3463-3478 Jul 2017
The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of organizational learning on employee's innovative behavior, and further proposed the mediation effect of work engagement between the relationship of organizational learning and employee's innovative behavior. The study targets on executives and their subordinates by paired samples within the Southern Taiwan Science Park and a total of 21 useful firms collected, including 54 managers and 511 employees, and to evaluate research model by using hierarchical linear modeling (HLM). The empirical results indicated that work engagement fully mediated the relationship between organizational learning and employee's innovative behavior, that is, executives with organizational learning can strengthen the work engagement of employees, thereby affecting employee's innovation behavior. Besides, we further found that work engagement also plays a full mediating role among organizational learning and employee's innovative ideas generation, advocacy, and implementation respectively. This paper suggests managers should take advantage of their learning culture to enhance their employees' work engagement and then this is also beneficial for the generation of innovative behavior of employees.
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Taiwan
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