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Empowerment and Creativity: A cross-level investigation

Li-Yun, Sun; Zhen, Zhang; Jin, Qi; Chen, Zhen (George)


Drawing upon social learning and self-determination theories, we hypothesized and tested a chain mediating process linking empowerment to employee creativity. Based on data from 385 employees working with 104 supervisors in multiple organizations in China, we conducted cross-level path analyses and found that (1) structural empowerment partially mediated the relationship between transformational leadership and psychological empowerment, (2) psychological empowerment fully mediated the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Leadership Quarterly The
DOI: 10.1016/j.leaqua.2011.11.005


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