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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)

Recent Development on Key Determinants of Employees' Innovative Work Behavior in Knowledge Intensive Firms
26 : Issue 26 (Oct-Dec 2017) ( 2017-12 )


In order to remain competitive in an aggressive business environment, firms are embracing 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. In the literature review study, the author highlighted key determinants of employees’ innovative work behavior in knowledge intensive firms in Malaysia which are transformation leadership, commitment (affective commitment, continuance commitment and normative commitment) and rewards (intrinsic reward and extrinsic reward). The literature review is significant to knowledge management scholars, policy makers and knowledge workers.

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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