PROACTIVE PERSONALITY AND INGENIOUS WORK INVOLVEMENT: EVIDENCE FROM NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Erum qureshi, Saquib Yusuf Janjua, Shahab Alam Malik


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22555/pbr.v17i3.353

Abstract


Research evidences show that proactive personality and high quality Leader-Member relationship helps to develop ingenuity at work. However, this direct relationship doest not sustain empirical support in certain condition for different reasons. This research aims to find out the moderating role of task identity in relationship between proactive personality, leader member exchange and ingenious work involvement of NGO employees. The research focuses that the antecedents of ingenious work involvement are strongly related to it when employees have task identity. Cross sectional study conducted in NGO sector revealed a positive relation between antecedents under study and ingenious work involvement and it also confirmed the moderating role of task identity. The study points out the importance of proactive personality, leader member exchange and job design issues for increasing employee’s creativity at work. 


Keywords


Proactive personality, Task Identity, Ingenious Work Involvement, Leader-Member Relationship

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