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International Journal of Work Innovation
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International Journal of Work Innovation (2 papers in press)
INFLUENCE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL ON TURNOVER INTENTIONS: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM INDIAN PARAMEDICS by Neelika Arora, Neeraj Dhiman Abstract: This study has investigated the role of Psychological capital in predicting intention to leave the job. Three hundred and forty paramedical and nursing staff has completed the questionnaire. A Research framework was created based on the proposed hypotheses and path analysis was run using bootstrapping. The research findings confirmed that all the dimensions namely self efficacy, hope, optimism and resilience have contributed to psychological capital. In the present context resilience has shared more beta value toward psychological capital followed by optimism. Similarly, finding of the present study has confirmed the conjecture of negative impact of psychological capital on turnover intentions among paramedical and nursing staff. Hence the present study has numerous theoretical, practical and research implications. Keywords: Psychological Capital; Turnover intentions; Health Professionals and Hospitals.
Innovative Work Behaviour Induced by Transformational Leadership through Altruism by Mohanad Alnajjar, Junaidah Hashim Abstract: This study aimed to investigate the mediating role of altruism in the relationship between transformational leadership and innovative work behaviour. Data was collected from innovative employees and their supervisors in 162 Malaysian innovative SMEs using a self-administered questionnaire. The findings showed a significant relationship between TL and altruism, which partially mediated the link between TL and IWB. Altruism’s link to IWB was stronger for women than it was for men. Also, the link between TL and altruism was stronger for those who had higher scores of perceived organisational support. Altruism has been denied relevance to business operations. Therefore, replicating this study in other contexts would allow a better understanding of altruism’s contribution to employee innovativeness. Considering the high rate of failure, SMEs have no choice but to be innovative. The findings of this study help SMEs to succeed through employee altruistic behaviour which possibly leads to IWB. The role of leaders in this regard is significant. Keywords: Innovative Work Behaviour, Transformational Leadership, Altruism SMEs