Mediation role of employee engagement in creative work process on the relationship of transformational leadership and employee creativity

Inam Ul Haq, Ahmad Ali, Muhammad Umer Azeem, Syed Tahir Hijazi, Tahir Masood Qurashi, Abdul Quyyum

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Abstract

This paper tapped the relationship of transformational leadership with employee creativity. Further investigation were undertaken to explore the mediating role of employee intention to engage himself into creative work process on the relationship of transformational leadership and employee creativity. Sample size of 189 respondents was taken through questionnaire from two organizations in Islamabad, Pakistan. Correction, regression and mediation tests are applied for checking hypotheses and both hypotheses are accepted. Results revealed that transformational leadership is positively related to employee creativity. Further, employee's engagement in creative work process fully mediated the relationship of transformational leadership and creativity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94-101
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Creative work process engagement
  • Employee creativity
  • Leadership
  • Transformational leadership

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