Does leadership matter in innovation and new business venturing? testing the mediating effect of absorptive capacity

Beh, L.S.; Imran, S. (2016) Does leadership matter in innovation and new business venturing? testing the mediating effect of absorptive capacity. In: 3rd International Conference on Innovations in Business and Management, 22-24 June 2016, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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    Abstract

    This study aims to investigate whether leadership matters in promoting innovation and new business venturing. Using survey questionnaire, data is collected from the manufacturing SMEs of Pakistan. Structural equation modeling (SEM) technique is used for analysis. The results demonstrate that transformational leadership has positive influence on innovation, new business venturing and corporate entrepreneurship Absorptive capacity also has a mediating effect between transformational leadership with innovation and new business venturing.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Creators:
    1. Beh, L.S.(University of Malaya)
    2. Imran, S.(University of Malaya)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Transformational leadership; Absorptive capacity; Innovation; New business venturing; Corporate entrepreneurship
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > Business cycles. Economic fluctuations
    Divisions: Faculty of Economics & Administration
    Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Safri
    Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2016 16:16
    Last Modified: 22 Aug 2016 16:16
    URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/16287

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