BUSINESS CREATIVITY AND THE CREATIVE ECONOMY, 5 (1) 2019 Article 1 | pages 1-12
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Article Copyright 2019 Mozhgan Ghasemi
ISSN: 2334-1130 print/2334-1149 online DOI: 10.18536/jge.2016.01.1.1.02
Presenting an entrepreneurial developmental model
Iran Public Libraries Using the Creativity and
Psychological Empowerment of Employees
University of Ahvaz, Iran and Farideh Osareh
At the present time, employees’ innovative thoughts and ideas can be assumed to represent the origin of big changes in organizations. The present study aimed to investigate the relationship of the perceived organizational support and organizational creative climate with entrepreneurial development among the library employees. Creativity and psychological empowerment were examined as mediators. The sample of the study included 410 employees of Khuzestan Province Public Library Institution who were selected by random stratified sampling method and responded the organizational creative climate, perceived organizational support, psychological empowerment, organizational creativity questionnaires and also the entrepreneurial behavior inventory. For analyzing the data, in addition to use of descriptive methods (mean, Standard Deviation and correlation matrix), structural equation model (SEM) was used to check the proposed model, with the help of AMOS 21. Mediating relationships were tested in the proposed model by bootstrap method. Fit indices such as GFI, CGI, and RESMA have necessary quorum indicating that the proposed model fit with data. Results of the study showed the significance of all direct paths of perceived organizational support and organizational creative climate towards the entrepreneurial development. The insignificant paths were deleted, the model was modified and corrected. Fit indices of structural equation model showed the suitable fitness of modified model. Meanwhile, results of indirect relationships confirmed the significance of these relations. Summarizing the key findings, able people develop new ideas because of their sense of competence and mastery of the environment and go beyond learning to produce and develop self-awareness. Employees who are self-confident and motivated face challenges and seek a better alternative solution.
Department of Knowledge and Information Science | Masjed Soleyman Branch | Islamic Azad university |
Masjed Soleyman | Iran
Corresponding author: Mozhgan Ghasemi | firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: The author attests that there are no conflicts of interest, that the data reported here are not used in any other publications and there are no infringements on previous copyrights.