Keywords : Learning Goal Orientation

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, 2017, 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.