Effect of Shared Leadership and Employees’ Creativity: Meaning at Workplace as a Mediation


Muhammad Rasyid Abdillah(1), Rizqa Anita(2*), Edwin Aditya Nugraha(3), Giri Suseno(4), Nor Balkish Zakaria(5)

(1) Department of Management, Graduate School, Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, 28266,Indonesia
(2) Department ofAccounting, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru,28266, Indonesia
(3) Department of Management, Graduate School, Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, 28266,Indonesia
(4) Department of Management, Graduate School, Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, 28266,Indonesia
(5) Accounting Research Institute, Universiti MARA, Shah Alam, Selangor, 40450, Malaysia
(*) Corresponding Author


Introduction/Main Objectives: This study aims to discover more about the relationship between shared leadership and employees’ creativity. Background Problems: The main question of this research is whether shared leadership enhances employees' creativity via meaningful at a workplace. Novelty: Empirical evidence that explains how shared leadership may enhance employees’ creativity in the Indonesian context, especially in Indonesian technology companies is unexplored. Thus, a study that discovers such a mechanism is still needed. Research Methods: This study collected surveys with these employees by utilizing the convenience random sampling technique and utilizing PLS analysis to test hypotheses. Finding/Results: This study reveals that shared leadership affects employees’ creativity. Furthermore, the study finding also explains that meaning at the workplace mediates the link between shared leadership and employees’ creativity. Conclusion: The study finding provides an additional contribution, namely the importance of the shared leadership function in shaping positive employee behavior in the organization.


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