Enhancing Innovative Work Behaviour of Malaysian Public Sector Employees

  • Kamarul Liza Hashim Putra Business School, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Keywords: innovative work behaviour, ethical leadership, organisational commitment, self-efficacy, Malaysian public sector


One primary driver to boost organisations’ competitiveness and efficiency lies in employees’ innovative work behaviour. The goal of this study is to investigate the direct influence of ethical leadership, organisational commitment, and self-efficacy on innovative work behaviour of Malaysian public sector employees. This study adapted a quantitative method. Data were collected from 347 civil servants working in public sector organisations. Results revealed that ethical leadership, organisational commitment, and self-efficacy affect employees’ innovative work behaviour in public sector organisations. This research paper is expected to benefit the industry, practitioners, and academicians for future reference.

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How to Cite
Hashim, K. L. (2021) “Enhancing Innovative Work Behaviour of Malaysian Public Sector Employees”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 6(2), pp. 253 - 265. doi: https://doi.org/10.47405/mjssh.v6i2.665.