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Effect of Thriving on Innovative Work Behaviour


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Articles
Authors
Shiji Lyndon ,Billy Varghese & Preeti Rawat
Publisher
Sri Ram Centre For Industrial Relations And Hr
Publishing Date
01-Jan-2018
volume
51
Issue
1
Pages
97-108
  • Abstract

The purpose of the present study is to advance the literature on thriving by examining its influence on innovation in organizations. The study posits positive linkage between employee thriving and innovative behavior at workplace. The authors adopted the survey method to test the hypotheses. Data was collected from a sample of 223employees working in service sector. As hypothesized, results suggest that the experience of thriving at work leads to employees engaging in innovative work behavior. The results also suggest that amongst the two dimensions of thriving i.e. learning and vitality, learning opportunities is a better predictor of innovative work behavior.