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The International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology (IJMSIT)


The international journal of management Science and information technology (IJMSIT) is a refereed journal and publishes high-quality theoretical and empirical papers in the areas of management science and information technology. This journal reports the impact of information technologies on the managerial and organizational topics. IJMSIT develops a comprehensive and theoretical framework by using a multidisciplinary approach to management and information technology for researchers and practitioners.


Editor-in-chief: J. J. Ferreira, University of Beira Interior, Portugal, Email:
Published: Quarterly
Copyright: 2012, North American Institute of Science and Information Technology (NAISIT)
ISSN: ISSN 1923-0265 (Print) - ISSN 1923-0273 (Online) - ISSN 1923-0281 (CD-ROM)

Key Determinants of Employees' Innovative Work Behavior in Knowledge Intensive Firms: A Proposed Framework
25 : Issue 25 (Jul-Sep 2017) ( 2017-09 )


Competitive firms are now focusing on innovation. Innovation is crucial for the process of identifying new opportunities and keeping the firm to be a few steps ahead of their competitors. Innovation of knowledge intensive firms is dependent to the knowledge workers and their innovative work behavior. Based on five main theories extracted from previous study, a new proposed framework has been developed consists of transformational leadership, continuance commitment, affective commitment, normative commitment, extrinsic reward and intrinsic reward as the independent variables and innovative work behavior as the dependent variable. This study is significant to knowledge management scholars, managers and policy makers.

Author(s): Nur Farhana Zaidi - Malaysia - Universiti Teknologi MARA
Nur Afifah Yakub - Malaysia - Universiti Teknologi MARA
Tengku Adil Tengku Izhar - Malaysia - Universiti Teknologi MARA
Keywords: innovative work behavior; knowledge intensive firm; transformational leadership; commitment; reward
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