Tag Archives: Innovative Work Behaviors

Moderating/Mediating Effects of HRM Practices in Organizational Justice on Innovative Work Behaviour among Hotel Industry of Pakistan: Case Study of Karachi (Published)

Innovative work behavior and Human Resource Management practices (HRMPs) are affected by organizational justice. These play a very important role in the hotel industry. The paper seeks to explore the moderating and mediating effects of Human Resource Management practices (HRMPs) in organizational justice on innovative work behavior among the hotel industry of Karachi, Pakistan. Furthermore, it is to enhance the understanding of the antecedents of Organizational Justice (OJ), Innovative Work Behavior and Human Resource Management Practices (HRMPs). Quantitative methodology is adopted for this study. A survey questionnaire was adopted to collect data from approximately 52 employees of Hotels located in Karachi. Out of 52 questionnaires distributed, 50 were collected thus; the approximate response rate was about 96%. The analysis is based on responses retrieved from the middle and top-level management of selected hotels. It was observed that there is a significant relationship between organizational justices and innovative work behavior. It was also observed that HRMPs were not moderating significantly between organization justice and innovative work behavior but the mediation of HRMPs was found between them. It is predicted that the findings of this study will be useful not only for the hotels and their employees but also for future research scholars

Keywords: Human Resource Management Practices, Innovative Work Behaviors, organizational justices

Cyberloafing and Innovative Work Behavior among Banking Sector Employees (Published)

To being an online has been increasing every day. Employees are online day long by different method of access to web sources. To understand and lead to positive results of technology using is an important and practical matter for companies since it is so inevitable. The main purpose of this paper to examine the role of cyberloafing to predict innovative work behavior of employees in Adana and Mersin/Turkey from the banking sector. Doorn’s (2011) Cyberloafing Questionnaire and Innovative Work Behavior Scale (originally Janssen, 2000) were used for data gathering and both measures used that have been used and validated previously by other studies. Data were collected from 200 employees, with a .50 percent response rate. Questionnaires are completed anonymously. The sample of the study comprised men (n = 48) and women (n = 52), respondents’ average age was 31 years. Stepwise regression function of SPSS was applied to see the per role of cyberloafing dimensions on innovative work behavior and t test was used to understand the group mean difference between gender and public & private organization types. The result of the study shows that informational function with β =.20, p <.001; social function with β =.13, p <.05, while leisure function with β = -. 11, p <.05 effect on innovative work behaviors. Thus this unique research, it is aimed to start new discussions in the literature, to find constructive way of managing the reality of cyberloafing in today’s’ online workplace.

Keywords: Cyberloafing, Cyberslacking, Innovative Work Behaviors, Managers, Non-Managers Banks, Stepwise Regression