The Link between Leadership Empowerment and Employee Creativity: A study based on Zhejiang enterprises
In today’s increasingly fierce competition, the continuous creativity of employees is the main way to solve the uncertainty of enterprises. How to improve the creativity of employees is the survival way of sustainable development of enterprises. Many organizations and business managers have realized the importance of empowering leadership to promote employee creativity, but there are few empirical studies on the impact of empowering leadership on employee creativity. Therefore, based on the theory of behavior exchange and organizational competence, This paper studies the influence of leadership empowerment on employee creativity, constructs the influence model of leadership empowerment on employee creativity, and deeply explores the mechanism of leadership empowerment on employee creativity, so as to provide important support for theoretical support and management practice. In this study, 489 valid questionnaires were obtained by means of questionnaire. Descriptive analysis, reliability and validity analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, correlation analysis, were used. The results show that: Leadership empowerment has a significant positive impact on organizational commitment; leadership empowerment has a significant positive impact on knowledge sharing among employees; organizational commitment has a significant positive impact on employee creativity; knowledge sharing among employees has a significant positive impact on employee creativity. This study reveals the influence of organizational commitment and empowerment on employee creativity through the specific context of knowledge sharing. It enriches and improves the relevant research and theory in the fields of leadership empowerment, organizational commitment, knowledge sharing, responsible personality and employee creativity. Finally, the paper gives some specific measures and suggestions on how to improve employee creativity, which provides theoretical support for academics and practitioners.
Keywords: leadership empowerment, organizational commitment, knowledge sharing, conscientious personality characteristics, employee creativity.
|Title:||The Link between Leadership Empowerment and Employee Creativity: A study based on Zhejiang enterprises|
|Journal Name:||International Journal of Science and Business|
|ISSN:||ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)|
|Media:||Online & Print|
|Date of Publication:||23/04/2021|
|Paper Type:||Research paper|
Cite This Article:
Zhu Huafeng (2021). The Link between Leadership Empowerment and Employee Creativity: A study based on Zhejiang enterprises. International Journal of Science and Business, 5(8), 1-19. doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4712917
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About Author (s)
Zhu Huafeng, Asia Metropolitan University, Malaysia.