Can religiosity foster intrapreneurial behaviors? The mediating role of perceived organizational support, Dr. Muhammad Farrukh, Issam Ghazzawi,Ali Raza and Imran Shahzad
Dr. Muhammad Farrukh
School of Management and Economics
Beijing Institute of Technology,Beijing, China and
Faculty of Management Sciences
Department of Business Administration
Ilma University, Karachi
Department of Management and Leadership
University of La Verne, La Verne
Knowledge Unit of Business, Economics, Accountancy and Commerce (KUBEAC)
University of Management and Technology, Sialkot Campus
Imran Ahmed Shahzad
Post Graduate Center, Limkokwing University of Creative Technology
Cyberjaya, Malaysia and
Department of Graduate Studies
SKEMA – Campus de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Sophia Antipolis
Purpose: Religion is a system of beliefs that plays a vital role in an individual's personal and work life. Surprisingly, management researchers have not studied this area in a meaningful way. To address this gap in the existing literature, the purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of religiosity on intrapreneurial behaviors of employees.
Design/methodology/approach: A quantitative methodology was adopted in this study. A total of 306 responses are collected through a structured questionnaire.
Findings: Results showed a positive association between religiosity and intrapreneurial behaviors of employees and a significant mediating effect of perceived organizational support on religiosity-IB linkages.
Originality/value: The study presents yeveral implications for researchers and practitioners.
Keywords: Religiosity; Intrapreneurship; Intrapreneurial behaviors; Partial least squares-structural equation model “PLS-SEM”.
Citation: Farrukh, M., Ghazzawi, I., Raza, A. and Shahzad, I.A. (2021), "Can religiosity foster intrapreneurial behaviors? The mediating role of perceived organizational support", World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 17 No. 3, pp. 354-371. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-07-2020-0083