The Conditional Indirect Effect Model of Employees’ Innovative Work Behavior


Volume 17 Issue 2 2021


Bilal Khalid (Corresponding Author)
Riphah International University, Islamabadi

Dr. Faisal Shafique Butt
COMSATS University Islamabad, Wah Campus, Pakistan

Muhammad Iftikhar Ali
Bahria University, Islamabad Campus,Pakistan

Dr. Robina Yasmin
Iqra University, Islamabad Campus, Pakistan

Maryum Qayyum Satti
Riphah International University, Islamabad-Pakistan

Abstract The basic determination of the current study is to investigate the effect of employees’ proactive personality in relation with their innovative work behaviors through mediation and moderation of employee engagement and long-term orientation respectively at workplace. The data collected from 220 employees working in hospitality industry through purposive sampling technique and analyzed through Smart-PLS, furthermore, the moderated-mediation index calculated through PROCESS-macro. The results show that the indirect outcome of proactive personality on innovative work is stronger than the direct effect. Although employee engagement plays an imperative role in bridging gap between employees’ proactive personality and their innovative behaviors at workplace, but long-term orientation of employees’ augment this mechanism. The best possible explanations, limitations and impending guidelines are deliberated.
Keywords Proactive personality, employee engagement, innovative work behavior, hospitality industry
Year 2021
Volume 17
Issue 2
Type Research paper, manuscript, article
Recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, HEC
Category "Y"
Journal Name IBT Journal of Business Studies
Publisher Name ILMA University
Jel Classification
ISSN no (E, Electronic) 2409-6520
ISSN no (P, Print) 2414-8393
Country Pakistan
City Karachi
Institution Type University
Journal Type Open Access
Reviews Type Blind Peer Reviewed
Format PDF
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