The purpose of this study is to examine inclusive leadership as a predictor of innovative work behavior with the mediating role of psychological safety. Data were collected from supervisors-subordinates dyads working in textile industry in Pakistan. Our findings suggest that inclusive leadership is a positively related with innovative work behavior, and psychological safety mediates the effect of inclusive leadership on innovative work behavior. The leader-member exchange theory was used to build our theoretical model. We have also discussed theoretical and practical implications of our findings.
- innovation and R& D
- organizational change
- safety climate
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Business and International Management
- Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management