The influence of innovative organization climate on innovative work behavior through workplace happiness and generation of employee as a moderated

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Sukmongkol Lertpiromsuk
Tipparat Laohavichien


This study aims to investigate 1) the mediation effect of workplace happiness on the impact of innovative organization climate on innovative work behavior, and 2) the moderated effect of employees’ generation on the relationship between workplace happiness and innovative work behavior. Questionnaire was distributed to 394 full-time employees of the private organizations in Thailand. The results found that workplace happiness is the partial mediator in the relationship between innovative organization climate and innovative work behavior, and employees’ generation moderated the relationship between workplace happiness and innovation work behavior at statistical level of 0.05. These results are useful for the organization in creating an innovative organization climate, which is essential for encouraging innovative work behavior of employees.


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