The Effect of Transformational Leadership on Innovative Work Behavior with Knowledge Sharing as a Mediation Variable

Nurahmad Nurahmad, Hermanto Hermanto, Siti Nurmayanti


Innovation is essential for the sustainability of the organization. Innovation behavior tends to be owned by members of the organization who care to share knowledge. The aspect of transformational leadership is also a determinant of how someone can innovate for organizational goals. This study aims to examine the effect of transformational leadership on innovative work behavior with knowledge sharing as a mediating variable. This research was conducted at the Regional General Hospital Dr. R. Soedjono Selong. The sample of this study was 191 nurses who provided direct services to patients—collecting data using a questionnaire. Data analysis using PLS with the findings that: (1) Transformational Leadership has a positive and significant impact on Innovative Work Behavior. (2) Transformational Leadership has a positive and significant influence on Knowledge Sharing. (3) Knowledge Sharing has a positive but not significant effect on Innovative Work Behavior. (4) Transformational Leadership has a significant effect on Innovative Work Behavior through Knowledge Sharing.


Transformational Leadership; Knowledge Sharing; Innovative Work Behavior

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