Intrapreneurial Self-Capital and Sustainable Innovative Behavior within Organizations
AbstractInnovative behavior is necessary to combat the 21st century’s sustainability challenges, as well as to ensure organizations’ longevity and success. Personality traits, such as extraversion, are strongly related to innovative behavior; nevertheless, such traits are not increasable through specific training. Intrapreneurial self-capital is a promising preventive resource to enhance people’s capability to cope with innovations. On this basis, this study analyzed, in an explorative way, the relationship between extraversion, intrapreneurial self-capital, and innovative behavior, using a sample of 120 Italian workers. A mediation model was used to assess the effects of extraversion on innovative behavior and innovative implementation behavior (outcome variables) through intrapreneurial self-capital (conceived as an intervening mediator variable). The mediation analysis highlighted that intrapreneurial self-capital is correlated with both workers’ innovative behavior and innovative implementation behavior. Therefore, implementing dedicated training on intrapreneurial self-capital could help organizations better address sustainability issues and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals introduced by the United Nations. View Full-Text
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Duradoni, M.; Di Fabio, A. Intrapreneurial Self-Capital and Sustainable Innovative Behavior within Organizations. Sustainability 2019, 11, 322.
Duradoni M, Di Fabio A. Intrapreneurial Self-Capital and Sustainable Innovative Behavior within Organizations. Sustainability. 2019; 11(2):322.Chicago/Turabian Style
Duradoni, Mirko; Di Fabio, Annamaria. 2019. "Intrapreneurial Self-Capital and Sustainable Innovative Behavior within Organizations." Sustainability 11, no. 2: 322.
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