A Conceptual Paper on Innovativeness of Academic Staff

John Baptist Hab’Imana, Jude Ssempebwa


This paper is a conceptual discussion of the construct of employee innovativeness isolating its antecedents in an organizational context. It arose as part of a study on the innovativeness of academic staff in universities in Uganda. The paper proposes a framework for studying employee innovativeness, and 3 hypotheses for future research basing on a review of recent literature. The main purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how organizational culture can facilitate innovativeness of academic staff. Thus, the paper contributes to the disclosure of different organizational culture dimensions that are relevant for innovativeness of academic staff in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).

Keywords: Innovativeness, Academic Staff, Organizational culture, Academic staff, Higher education.

DOI: 10.7176/JEP/11-18-06

Publication date:June 30th 2020

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