The Relationship Between Psychological Empowerment and Innovation Performance of R&D Employees
Positive psychology advocates stimulating the inner positive psychology of employees and improving the enthusiasm of employees at work (Bai 2021). Based on this, this paper uses the psychological empowerment theory to study the behavior of employees at work and studies the effect mechanism of R&D personnel’s psychological empowerment on innovation performance. Using 466 R&D personnel as the research sample, this study combines self-determination theory and reciprocal determinism, integrates management knowledge with psychological knowledge, comprehensively uses literature research method, interview questionnaire method, and statistical analysis method, and adopts Stata14.0 statistical software and structural equation modeling as data analysis tools to study the effect mechanism of psychological empowerment on innovation performance of R&D personnel in Suzhou science and technology enterprises, From two aspects of positive and negative behaviors of R&D personnel in the workplace and organizational contexts, this paper explores the mediating effect of engagement and employee silence and the moderating effect of power distance in the impact of R&D personnel’s psychological empowerment on innovation performance. The research hypopaper and theoretical model are validated, bridging the gap of existing studies.
Keywords: Psychological Empowerment, Innovation Performance, R&D, Employees.
|Title:||The Relationship Between Psychological Empowerment and Innovation Performance of R&D Employees|
|Journal Name:||International Journal of Science and Business|
|ISSN:||ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)|
|Issue publication (Year):||2022|
|Date of Publication:||21/11/2022|
|Paper Type:||Research paper|
Cite This Article:
Xia Ronghua (2022). The Relationship Between Psychological Empowerment and Innovation Performance of R&D Employees. International Journal of Science and Business, 15(1), 113-134. doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7339125
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About Author (s)
Xia Ronghua, Asia Metropolitan University, Malaysia.