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The Impact of Organizational Climate upon the Innovative Behavior at Jordanian Private Universities as Perceived by Employees: A Field Study

Author(s): Mousa A. Al-Saudi

Journal: International Business and Management
ISSN 1923-841X

Volume: 5;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 14;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Organizational climate | The innovative behavior | Jordanian private universities

The study aims at investigating the impact of organizational climate on the innovative behavior at Jordanian private Universities. To achieve the purposes of this study, a questionnaire was developed and distributed to 841 employees, of which 612 questionnaire were analyzed. The Statistical Package of Social Sciences (SPSS.15) was used to analyze the relevant data. The results indicate that the level of the perception of the respondents towards the dimensions of organizational climate was medium, and their perceptions towards the innovation behavior were high. In addition, the study finds out there was a significant effect with statistical indicators for the dimensions of the organizational climate on the innovation behavior among respondents. The study recommends the need to enhance and develop the employees and to allocate sufficient funds to support the employees creativity at Jordanian private Universities through a good system of incentives.Key words: Organizational climate; The innovative behavior; Jordanian private universities
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