Linking Perceived Employee Voice and Creativity

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Faculty of Islamic Studies and Management, Imam Sadiq University, Tehran,

2 Faculty of Management, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Researchers are of the belief that employee voice has favorable effects for both the employee and the organization. However, the effect of employee voice on creativity, and the process through which it influences creativity, has hitherto received little attention. This study aimed at investigating the relationship between perceived employee voice and creativity. Employees of three premier dairy companies located in Mazandaran province constituted the statistical population of this research. Using a random sampling method, 302 employees were selected as the research sample. Data was gathered through a questionnaire. Before testing the hypotheses, a localized scale was developed for employee voice. Results of the data analysis revealed that perception of employee voice has a positive effect on work meaningfulness. Moreover, work meaningfulness has a positive effect on intrinsic motivation. Results also prove that intrinsic motivation has a significantly positive effect on an individual employee's creativity.

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Article Title [Persian]

ارتباط بین ادراک از صدای کارمند و خلاقیت کارکنان

Authors [Persian]

  • اسداله گنجعلی 1
  • سعید رضایی 2
1 دانشکدة معارف اسلامی و مدیریت، دانشگاه امام صادق (ع)، تهران، ایران
2 دانشکدة مدیریت، دانشگاه خوارزمی، تهران، ایران
Abstract [Persian]

محققان معتقدند صدای کارمند نتایج مطلوبی برای سازمان و کارکنان به همراه دارد. با وجود این دربارة تأثیر صدای کارمند بر خلاقیت کارکنان و فرایند تأثیرگذاری آن تحقیقات بسیار اندکی صورت پذیرفته است. این پژوهش با هدف بررسی رابطة بین صدای کارمند و خلاقیت کارکنان انجام شد. کارکنان سه شرکت برتر فرآورده‌های لبنی مستقر در استان مازندران جامعة آماری این تحقیق انتخاب شدند. نمونه‌گیری به روش تصادفی انجام شد و 302 نفر اعضای نمونه انتخاب شدند. داده‌های این تحقیق از طریق پرسشنامه جمع‌آوری شد. قبل از آزمون فرضیه‌ها شاخصی برای سنجش صدای کارمند طراحی شد. نتایج تجزیه‌وتحلیل داده‌ها نشان می‌دهد صدای کارمند بر معنادار بودن شغل تأثیر مثبت و معنادار دارد. همچنین، معناداربودن شغل بر انگیزش درونی تأثیر مثبت و معنادار دارد. نتایج همچنین، نشان می‌دهد انگیزش درونی بر خلاقیت کارکنان تأثیر مثبت و معنادار دارد.

Keywords [Persian]

  • انگیزش درونی
  • خلاقیت
  • صدای کارمند
  • معناداربودن شغل
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