Keywords : Employee Creativity


Relationship between Goal Orientation and Employee Creativity: A Mediating Role of Creative Self-Efficacy

Sajid Rahman Khattak; Zafar Saleem; Hadayat Khan

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, Volume 6, Issue 4, Pages 434-443
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2017.60338

This paper aims to investigate the effect of learning and performance goal orientations on employee creativity through a mediating role of creative self-efficacy. The population of the study consists of all level of managers of commercial banking sector of Pakistan. Through stratified sampling technique a total 400 managers were selected for the study. Data was collected through a structured questionnaire having five points Likert scale. The study found that both learning and performance goal orientations have the positive and significant association with employee creativity. The study also found that creative self-efficacy partially mediates the relationship between goal orientations and employee creativity. The study highlights implications and future research directions. 

Transformational and transactional leadership: Which one is more effective in the education of employees’ creativity? Considering the moderating role of learning orientation and leader gender

Pejman Ebrahimi; Mousa Rezvani Chamanzamin; Najmeh Roohbakhsh; Jafar Shaygan

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 137-156
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2017.60196

This
study aimed at investigating the effect of transformational and transactional
leadership on education of employees’ creativity by considering the moderating
role of learning orientation and leader’s gender. The study hypotheses were
based on the impact of transformational and transactional leadership styles on
employees’ creativity. In this regard, the study questionnaire is distributed
among 548 people of department of education employees. Using structural
equation modeling the relationships between variables were investigated. The
findings showed that the female leaders were more effective than male leaders
on transforming schools. Moreover, the results showed that the learning
orientation moderates the connection of both leadership styles and employees’
creativity.