Mediating role of Affective Commitment on the relationship between Employee’s Innovative Behavior and Task performance; Lesson from Nigeria Public sector
Mediating role of Affective Commitment on the relationship between Employee’s Innovative Behavior and Task performance; Lesson from Nigeria Public sector.
Abubakar Isah Baba
Abubakar Abdullahi 111
Umar Aliyu Shinkafi Polytechnic Sokoto State, Nigeria
The current development in knowledge, rapid changes in technology and environmental dynamic made it compulsory for organizations to search for workers with Innovative Behaviors, with a view to sustain their survival. This paper, examined the effects of employee innovative behavior on task performance and the mediating effects of commitment among the two variables. Stratified random sampling method was used select 250 participants from public sector organizations in northwestern Nigeria. Data was collected through a questionnaire and analyze with PLS SEM. The detail about the findings, implication and limitations are discussed at the end.
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