The correlation between employee information literacy and employee creativity

The correlation between employee information literacy and employee creativity The main purpose of this study is to investigate the information literacy and creativity that employees should possess when dealing with workplace-related issues in the information technology era, in order to further improve organizational competitiveness. This study enrolled organization employees as the subjects in an attempt to understand the current status of their information literacy and creativity, as well as to include happiness as a moderator for investigation. This study used stratified convenience sampling to distribute both online and written questionnaires according to the units. A total of 355 questionnaires were returned, with a return rate of 71 %. The results showed that there is a significant positive correlation between employee information literary and employee creativity (EC), and there is a significant positive correlation between employee happiness and EC. Employee happiness can moderate the relationship between employee information literacy and employee creativity. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality & Quantity Springer Journals

The correlation between employee information literacy and employee creativity

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 by Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Subject
Social Sciences, general; Methodology of the Social Sciences; Social Sciences, general
ISSN
0033-5177
eISSN
1573-7845
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11135-013-9983-5
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Abstract

The main purpose of this study is to investigate the information literacy and creativity that employees should possess when dealing with workplace-related issues in the information technology era, in order to further improve organizational competitiveness. This study enrolled organization employees as the subjects in an attempt to understand the current status of their information literacy and creativity, as well as to include happiness as a moderator for investigation. This study used stratified convenience sampling to distribute both online and written questionnaires according to the units. A total of 355 questionnaires were returned, with a return rate of 71 %. The results showed that there is a significant positive correlation between employee information literary and employee creativity (EC), and there is a significant positive correlation between employee happiness and EC. Employee happiness can moderate the relationship between employee information literacy and employee creativity.

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Quality & QuantitySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 24, 2013

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