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Impact of Inclusive Leadership on Employee Innovative Work Behavior and Creativity with the Mediating Role of Intrinsic Motivation

Mohammad Hamid Saatai, Habib Gul Zadran an Ahmad Nabi Nayel

Volume 5 Issue 4 | Dec 2022

DOI: 10.31841/KJEMS.2022.131

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Abstract

This study emphasizes inclusive leadership (I.L.) and its influence on innovative work behavior (IWB) and creativity. This study also considers the intrinsic motivation mediating mechanism between inclusive leadership and employee outcomes. The study background and context are non-government organizations (NGOs) working in Afghanistan. This study applied statistical and quantitative research methodology and positivism philosophy with deductive reasoning based on existing theories. Also, it used a convenient sampling method of non-probability type with a maximum sample size of 218 respondents, who were selected based on convenience and feedback to the adopted questionnaire. Meanwhile, items' reliability, validity, normality of data, correlations of variables, and hypothesis testing through multiple regression analysis were performed post-data collection. Results of the present study show that inclusive leadership positively influences innovative work behavior and employees' creativity. Intrinsic motivation was also found in inclusive leadership’s critical medium and its relationship with innovative work behavior and creativity. This study has also mentioned their theoretical and practical significance, limitations, and future research directions.
Keywords: Inclusive leadership, innovative work behavior, creativity, and intrinsic motivation.