Work environments, creative behaviours, and employee engagement
Stanley, Tracy (2016) Work environments, creative behaviours, and employee engagement. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
While research regarding the work environments of successful organisations reports separate outcomes of creative behaviours and highly engaged employees, little research has been carried out to simultaneously investigate both notions. This research uses a qualitative field study to investigate the creative behaviours and employee engagement of employees in five types of work contexts within a large project-based organisation. Findings highlight the importance of the challenge of problem solving as positive influence on creative behaviours and employee engagement. Implications for theory and practice include a stronger focus on job design, and manager actions in facilitating both creative behaviours and employee engagement.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Matthews, Judy H. & Davidson, Paul|
|Keywords:||Creative Behaviours, Employee Engagement, Project Based Organisations, Work Environments, Qualitative Research|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||02 Dec 2016 07:02|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2016 07:02|
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