The Impact of HR Practices and Innovative Work Behavior on Job Performance in Physicians

Joather Al Wali, Rajendran Muthuveloo, Teoh Ai Ping, Mohammad Bataineh


The purpose of this study is to examine the mediating role of innovative work behaviour between compensation system, training and development, information sharing, supervisory support, and job performance among physicians in Iraqi public hospitals. The researcher conducted the study via online questionnaire with a sample size of 173 physicians in Iraqi public hospitals. The data analysis was done via SPSS (or commonly known as Statistical Package for the Social Sciences), IBM SPSS Statistics 23 and Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) (PLS). The data analysis meant to conduct demographic profile of respondents and mean of variables, factor analysis, reliability analysis to measure the repeatability of measuring instrument and regression analysis for hypothesis testing of independent and mediating variables. Results showed that training and development and supervisory support have a positive significant impact on physician’s innovative work behaviour. Compensation system and information sharing have a negative impact on physician’s innovative work behaviour. Innovative work behaviour mediates the relationship between training and development, supervisory support, and job performance. While compensation system and information sharing were not a significant mediating.

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International Journal of Human Resource Studies  ISSN 2162-3058


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