Psychological Empowerment on Creativity Among Employees of IT Sector: The Mediating Role of Creative Process Engagement and Intrinsic Motivation

Sofia Aslam

Abstract


Aim of this study was to investigate the relationships between perceived psychological empowerment, intrinsic motivation, creative process engagement and employees’ creativity by testing a conceptual model of hypothesized relationships derived from the previous body of knowledge relating to these constructs. A non-experimental quantitative research design was applied using a sample of IT professionals in software houses Punjab, Pakistan (n = 281). Participants completed a mailed questionnaire that measured the perceived presence of the psychological empowerment, intrinsic motivation, creative process engagement and employees’ creativity. By using the multiple regression analysis, found that there are significant positive relationships between psychological empowerment, intrinsic motivation, creative process engagement and employees’ creativity. The mediating effects of creative process engagement and intrinsic motivation are confirmed between the relationship of psychological empowerment and employees’ creativity, by using Barren and canny and Sobel’s test.


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Psychological empowerment; Creative process engagement; Intrinsic motivation; Employees’ creativity; IT employee’s; Software houses (Punjab) Pakistan

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