African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4094

Full Length Research Paper

The relationships between person-organization fit, psychological climate adjustment, personality traits, and innovative climate: Evidence from Taiwanese high-tech expatriate managers in Asian countries

Feng-Hui Lee1* and Wann-Yih Wu2
1Institute of International Management, National Cheng Kung University, University Road 1, Tainan, Taiwan. 2Department of Business Administration, National Cheng Kung University, University Road 1, Tainan, Taiwan.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 17 May 2011
  •  Published: 04 August 2011

Abstract

The primary objective of this study is to integrate basic theoretical background to define and develop a new research framework in order to investigate the relationships between person-organization fit (POF), psychological climate adjustment, personality traits, and innovative climate. This study surveyed 432 Taiwanese high-tech expatriate managers in Asian countries. The results of this study are summarized as follows: (1) POF, individual perception of psychological climate adjustment and individual employee’s personality traits will be positively related to an organization’s innovative climate; and (2) Psychological climate adjustment and personality traits will positively moderate the relationship between POF and an organization’s innovative climate.

 

Key words: Innovative climate, person-organization fit (POF), personality traits, psychological climate adjustment.