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Organizational innovativeness in public research institutes

Wan Ismail, Wan Khairuzzaman and Som, J. M. (2007) Organizational innovativeness in public research institutes. In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Management of Technology. Zhejiang Univ. Press, Zhejiang, Peoples R. China, pp. 1315-1318. ISBN 978-7-89490-375-4

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Organizations that aim at being competitive and seek for continous growth need to be innovative. This study explores the level of innovative and the relationship between work environment construct and organizational innovativeness (OI) in public research institutions. Respondents were 170 research officers from three public research entities involve in agricultural science. Multiple regression analysis recorded the value of R 2 of 0.69 (above 0.50). Overall, all five constructs that is support, information and communication, leadership, project development and project implementation having influence of 0.69 percent on OI. It was also found that only support construct affected organizational innovativeness at around 56 percent. Results from multiple regression and Pearson Correlation tests show that support construct has a strong relationship with OI.

Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:5th International Symposium on Management of Technology Hangzhou, Peoples R. China, Jun. 01-03, 2007
Uncontrolled Keywords:organizational innovativeness (OI), work environment construct
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Management and Human Resource Development
ID Code:11697
Deposited By: Nor Asmida Abdullah
Deposited On:14 Jan 2011 01:44
Last Modified:14 Jan 2011 01:44

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