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ISSN: 2047-7031

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ISSN: 2047-7031  
Volume  7   Issue 4  2017  
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Article Abstract
The Moderating Role of Personal Innovation Efforts on Job Satisfaction and Person-Organization Fit: A Study on Bandirma Municipality Employees
Keywords:  Innovation Strategy, Individual Innovativeness, Individual Organization Compatibility, Job Satisfaction
Dr. Edlip ÖRÜCÜ, Dr. Selva STAUB, Dr. Kouroush JENAB , Yeliz BABAYİĞİT & Esra DENİZ
Globalization has an immense influence on business development and sustainability. Businesses need to develop strategies to capitalize on the opportunities they face in todays agile environment. The most reasonable way to accomplish this is a well-planned innovation strategy and process implementation. The purpose of this study is to examine individual innovation, and whether it has a meaningful effect on individual-organization compatibility and job satisfaction. When we review the literature, we locate many studies on innovation management, individual-organization compatibility and job satisfaction separately, However, these three variables have not been reviewed in the same study before. The study was conducted with face-to-face surveys of 121 full-time employees working in different capacities at the Band?rma Municipality. The results suggest that individual-organization compatibility has a positive and meaningful effect on job satisfaction. However, when we looked at the sub- dimensions of individual innovativeness and their effect on person-organization fit and job satisfaction, variable results emerged.
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