Effect of leadership empowerment on personnel creativity in projects: moderating role of project culture and Mediating Role of creative self-efficacy





empowering leadership, creative self-efficacy, employee creativity, project culture


Empowering leadership substantively encourages employee creativity and enhances intellectual capital. This study focuses on exploring the impact of leadership empowerment on personnel creativity through moderating the role of project culture and mediating the effect of creative self-efficacy across project-based IT organizations in Pakistan. The questionnaires were distributed to collect data from 264 leaders and subordinates serving in different project-based firms. Convenience sampling was incorporated for data collection from the software houses within Pakistan’s capital (Islamabad). The empirical findings from the descriptive statistical analysis demonstrated that empowering leadership has positively influenced personnel creativity in projects. Further, the results revealed a significant role of creative self-efficacy as a mediator in boosting human capital within the project-based IT organizations. However, the moderating role of the project culture substantiated to be insignificant in influencing the relationship between empowering leadership and employee creativity.        



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Malik, S., Nadeem, A., & Ahmed, S. (2022). Effect of leadership empowerment on personnel creativity in projects: moderating role of project culture and Mediating Role of creative self-efficacy. JISR Management and Social Sciences & Economics, 20(2). https://doi.org/10.31384/jisrmsse/2022.20.2.2



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