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Najafi M. The Role of Organizational Creativity on Organizational Entrepreneurship (Case Study: Office Workers of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran). TB 2015; 14 (4) :100-110
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-1781-en.html
Tehran University, Tehran, Iran , ma_najafiir@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Public organizations to improve customer service levels as well as to maintain their position need to develop and implement strategic plans among which entrepreneurial strategies can be mentioned. Therefore, the present study aimed to assess the role of organizational creativity on organizational entrepreneurship in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

Methods: In this descriptive-correlational study, 347 office workers of Shahid Beheshti University of medical sciences were selected via stratified random sampling method. The study instrument entailed two questionnaires of organizational creativity (Dorabjee et.al, 1998) and organizational entrepreneurship (Leonidas & Vassillis, 2007) and the study data were analyzed using the Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regressions via SPSS software (ver. 17).

Results: There was a significant positive correlation between organizational creativity (and its dimensions) and organizational entrepreneurship (p<0/01). Multiple regression results showed that challenge, freedom, trust, humor, conflicts and risk dimensions of the organizational creativity can predict organizational entrepreneurship.

Conclusion: In today's competitive and turbulent world, organizations including medical universities, necessitate to have entrepreneurship as well as entrepreneurial staffs. In order to achieve this goal, developing creative and innovative approaches are required, since the findings of the current study revealed that an increase in organizational creativity leads organizational entrepreneurship to rise, as well.

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/11/18 | Accepted: 2015/11/18 | Published: 2015/11/18

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