Role of empowerment and identification with work teams in innovation climate

Manuel Fernando Montoya Ramírez, Jhony Ostos, Arturo Rodolfo Saenz Arteaga

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Several studies argue that an organizational climate oriented to promote innovation generates greater competitiveness in companies. However, very few researchers have explored the factors that lead to the formation of innovation climate and their effects on workers’ performance. Based on a sample of 201 workers from manufacturing and service companies, an analysis was carried out to examine the influence of variables like empowerment and Identification with work teams in innovation climate. Furthermore, the influence of innovation climate on job performance and work commitment was analyzed. The results indicate that there is a positive relationship among the variables of the hypotheses, empowerment and Identification with work teams influence in innovation climate, and the latter influences work performance and work commitment
Translated title of the contributionEl rol del empoderamiento e identificación de equipos de trabajo en clima de innovación
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-194
Number of pages12
JournalRevista de Administração de Empresas
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 May 2020


  • Empowerment
  • Identification with work teams
  • Innovation climate
  • Job performance
  • Work commitment


  • Article

OECD Category

  • Negocios, Administración

Ulima Repository Category

  • Ciencias empresariales / Administración

Ulima Repository Subject

  • Cambio organizacional
  • Clima organizacional
  • Desempeño laboral
  • Employee empowerment
  • Empoderamiento del empleado
  • Job performance
  • Organization change
  • Organizational climate
  • Teamwork
  • Trabajo en equipo


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