Virtual Leadership, Entrepreneurial Orientation, Creativity and Productivity

John Politis, N. J. Politis

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The study examines the influence of virtual leadership practices on the dimensions of entrepreneurial orientation of a perceived virtual oriented organisation operating in Dubai. The study also distinguishes the impact of virtual leadership practices and entrepreneurial orientation on the dimensions of creativity and productivity. A path analysis was performed, applying AMOS. The following hypotheses were tested: H1a: The relationship between innovativeness and virtual leadership will be negative and significant. H1b: The relationship between proactiveness/competitive aggressiveness and virtual leadership will be negative and significant. H1c: The relationship between risk taking and virtual leadership will be negative and significant. H2a: The virtual leadership dimensions will be positively and significantly related to creativity. H2b: The virtual leadership dimensions will be positively and significantly related to productivity. Overall, the Hypotheses were partly supported, for some of the entrepreneurial orientation variables. Moreover, the study investigates the psychometric properties of the virtual leadership instrument.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event57th International Council for Small Business (ICSB 2012) World Conference - Wellington, New Zealand
Duration: 10 Jun 201213 Jun 2012
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Conference57th International Council for Small Business (ICSB 2012) World Conference
Abbreviated titleICSB 2012
Period10/06/1213/06/12
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Creativity
Entrepreneurial orientation
Productivity
Path analysis
Risk taking
Dubai
Psychometrics
Proactiveness
Innovativeness

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Politis, J., & Politis, N. J. (2012). Virtual Leadership, Entrepreneurial Orientation, Creativity and Productivity. Abstract from 57th International Council for Small Business (ICSB 2012) World Conference, .
Politis, John ; Politis, N. J. / Virtual Leadership, Entrepreneurial Orientation, Creativity and Productivity. Abstract from 57th International Council for Small Business (ICSB 2012) World Conference, .
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