Organizational Innovation

  • Mehmet Akif DemirciogluEmail author
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An idea, a new product, a new method, a new service, a new process, a new technology, or a new strategy adopted by an organization. The introduction of something new to an organization.


Innovation is one of the most buzzwords in today’s society. Most people appraise innovation and consider that innovation is necessary for individuals and organizations. For instance, citizens demand that public sector should be more innovative, so the public sector can solve organizational and socioeconomic problems. However, do we know enough about innovation such as the sources and types of innovation? This paper focuses on innovation at the organizational level (“organizational innovation”) and discusses why innovation is important and even necessary, followed by research on organizational innovation.

Many academic disciplines including sociology, psychology, social psychology, economics,...


Organizational Commitment Organizational Change Innovation Activity Organizational Citizenship Behavior Turnover Intention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Public and Environmental AffairsIndiana University-BloomingtonBloomingtonUSA