STUDY OF THE TRENDS IN CAREER SUCCESS THROUGH LEADERSHIP, INNOVATIVE BEHAVIOR AND MOTIVATION IN UAE UNIVERSITY, UAE

Anas Abudaqa, Rashed A. Alzahmi, Mohd Faiz Hilmi, Hasan Almujaini

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Abstract

The concept of career satisfaction is assumed as a response to work events and career which specifies the extent to which individuals within the organization think about the progress of their career. This would employ that career satisfaction reflects the overall level of happiness as experienced by the employees throughout their career. The purpose of present study is to examine the relationship between leadership, motivation, innovative work behavior (IWB), and career satisfaction among the employees of Government entities in UAE. For addressing the study objective, a self-administrated questionnaire was used to collect the data from different employees as working in the government entities in the region of UAE. The stated questionnaire includes the four demographic dynamics like gender, age, qualification and working experience to analyze the respondents’ profile too. A final sample of 290 respondents was collected and analyzed for both measurement and structural models using Smart-PLS. The study findings show that there is a significant and positive impact of leadership, motivation, and innovative work behavior on career satisfaction of government employees at UAE. As per the study limitations, this research is based on the sample from government employees as working in government sector of UAE which limits the generalizability of the results. Future studies should reasonably investigate both public and private sector firms as operating in different industries of UAE. This would provide a better generalization and understanding to various policy makers who wish to increase the career satisfaction among their em-ployee. Lastly, this research contributes to the contemporary literature about the trends in career satisfaction specifically in public sector.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)130-138
Number of pages9
JournalUniversidad y Sociedad
Volume15
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 31 2023

Keywords

  • Leadership
  • UAE
  • career satisfaction
  • innovative work behavior

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • General Economics,Econometrics and Finance
  • General Business,Management and Accounting
  • General Social Sciences

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