Mediating Role of Organizational Change Readiness on Knowledge Management and Entrepreneurial Orientation for Innovation

Authors

  • Lily Sudhartio Universitas International Batam
  • Pulung Peranginangin Universitas International Batam
  • Mohammad Hamsal Binus University
  • Kasandika Ganiarsa Universitas Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21512/tw.v24i2.10864

Keywords:

COVID-19, entrepreneurial orientation, innovation, knowledge management, organizational change readiness

Abstract

The research aimed to explore the factors that could help schools enhance their innovation which is challenging due to their institution nature. Three variables were investigated as the antecedents of innovations: entrepreneurial orientation, knowledge management, and organizational change readiness. In education, entrepreneurial orientation is gauged through five dimensions: innovativeness, proactiveness, risk-taking, autonomy, and competitive aggressiveness. The knowledge management process involves three dimensions: knowledge creation, knowledge sharing, and knowledge utilization. The relationship between knowledge management variables is formative, as no single dimension fully captures the entire process; each contributes uniquely. Organizational change readiness dimensions include changing commitment and change efficacy. Dependent variable innovation is assessed through technical, administrative, and managerial innovation. The empirical research was quantitative by design, and data were collected from 110 private secondary schools across Indonesia. The research model was tested using partial least squares – structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) with the extended repeated indicator approach. The research finds that entrepreneurial orientation does not directly affect innovation, but it is fully mediated by organizational change readiness. Additionally, while knowledge management has a significant direct effect on innovation, organizational change readiness partially mediates the relationship. The research also highlights the importance of organizational change readiness, which has rarely been discussed in entrepreneurial orientation and knowledge management literature.

Dimensions

Plum Analytics

Author Biography

Mohammad Hamsal, Binus University

Doctor of Research in Management, Binus Business School

 

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2023-12-29

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