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Impact of Supervisor`s Humor on Civil Servant`s Innovative Work Behavior
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Impact of Supervisor`s Humor on Civil Servant`s Innovative Work Behavior
Jung, Seok-Hwan;
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The study aims to positively analyze the impact of superiors` humor perceived by staff on the latter`s innovative work behaviors among all other factors determining an individual`s inclination to innovation. The summary of the results is as follows. First, senior superiors` humor is closely related to innovative work behaviors, which is also statistically significant. Second, superiors` affects job commitment to a significant extent. Third, job commitment produces such effects of an mediating variable in the relationship between superiors` and innovative work behaviors on the part of their staff. The results present an empirical lesson that a superiors plays a great role in the process of innovation in the public sector. Therefore, this study concludes that it is necessary to systemize education and training system for superiors in terms of management of a public organization. Empirical studies of innovative behaviors of superiors are likely to contribute to developing the theories of organizational behaviors.
Supervisor`s Humor;Innovative Work Behavior;Job Commitment;
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