Japanese Journal of Administrative Science
Online ISSN : 1884-6432
Print ISSN : 0914-5206
ISSN-L : 0914-5206
The Effects of Organizational Climate and Change Orientation on Innovation-Oriented Behavior
Miki Ozeki
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2012 Volume 25 Issue 1 Pages 19-28


This study aims at revealing the effect of change orientation and organizational climate on innovation-oriented behavior. A questionnaire survey was conducted on 8 companies, and responses of 168 employees were the target of analysis. Result showed following: 1) Under compelling and mandatory climate, employees with high change orientation took more innovation-oriented behavior than those with less change orientation 2) Innovation-oriented behavior was not affected by organizational climate where employees were participative and organizations were well managed. Considering results of this study and past several studies, change orientation and innovative organizational climate appear to be necessary to enhance employee's behaviors contributing to development of the organization.

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