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Driving innovation: reviewing the role of rewards

Al Darmaki, Said Juma and Omar, Rosmini and Wan Ismail, Wan Khairuzzaman (2019) Driving innovation: reviewing the role of rewards. Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies, 7 . pp. 406-415. ISSN 2328-4862


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The role of rewards in promoting innovation has received considerable atten-tion in both theory and practice. The fact that rewards have a positive impacton promoting innovation is well established. However, this relationship iscomplex since different types of rewards are suited for various kinds andstages of innovation. Further, an alternate view undermines the role of re-wards in promoting innovation. Through an exhaustive literature review, thisstudy illustrates the complex relationship between rewards and innovation aswell as the role of rewards in promoting innovation. This analysis throwslight on the utility of various rewarding practices in promoting innovation.Thus, understanding the complexities of rewards systems for engaging talentsin processes of creativity and innovation reflects the needs to design rewardssystems, which strategically and ethically fits any organizational entity. Hence,both theorists and practitioners need a more holistic approach in designing adynamic rewards system that encompasses issues of role, timing and magni-tude of the rewards in order to drive innovation.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Rewards, Innovation, Creativity, Literature
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions:International Business School
ID Code:88360
Deposited By: Siti Norlela Isnin
Deposited On:15 Dec 2020 10:53
Last Modified:15 Dec 2020 10:53

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