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The correlation between employee information literacy and employee creativity


  • Cheng-Ping Chang


  • Pei-Chun Hsu


The main purpose of this study is to investigate the information literacy and creativity that employees should possess when dealing with workplace-related issues in the information technology era, in order to further improve organizational competitiveness. This study enrolled organization employees as the subjects in an attempt to understand the current status of their information literacy and creativity, as well as to include happiness as a moderator for investigation. This study used stratified convenience sampling to distribute both online and written questionnaires according to the units. A total of 355 questionnaires were returned, with a return rate of 71 %. The results showed that there is a significant positive correlation between employee information literary and employee creativity (EC), and there is a significant positive correlation between employee happiness and EC. Employee happiness can moderate the relationship between employee information literacy and employee creativity. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015

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  • Cheng-Ping Chang & Pei-Chun Hsu, 2015. "The correlation between employee information literacy and employee creativity," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, vol. 49(1), pages 221-234, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:qualqt:v:49:y:2015:i:1:p:221-234
    DOI: 10.1007/s11135-013-9983-5

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