The influences of openness to change, knowledge sharing intention and knowledge creation practice on employees’ creativity in the Korean public sector context

Cho Hyun Park, Ji Hoon Song, Doo Hun Lim, Jung Woo Kim

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Abstract

Creativity has been considered a key component of organizational performance. This study examined the impact of employees’ openness to change, knowledge sharing intention and knowledge creation practice on employees’ creativity. The mediating effects of knowledge creation practice between openness to change and creativity and between knowledge sharing intention and creativity were examined in the Korean public sector context. A total of 202 cases were used, and structural equation modelling and model comparison were conducted to identify the structural relationships and the mediating effects. Results revealed significant relationships between openness to change and knowledge creation practice, between knowledge sharing intention and knowledge creation practice, and between knowledge creation practice and creativity. However, no direct relationship was found between openness to change and creativity and between knowledge sharing intention and creativity. Also reported in this study are the significant mediating effects of knowledge creation practice on the relationships between openness to change and creativity and between knowledge sharing intention and creativity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203-221
Number of pages19
JournalHuman Resource Development International
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Creativity
  • Knowledge creation practice
  • Knowledge sharing intention
  • Openness to change

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