The Role of Innovative Work Behavior as an Intervening Variable in the Relationship between Transformational Leadership and Information Sharing on Employee Performance

Yayuk Indriani *

Magister Manajemen, Pascasarjana, Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Sri Handari Wahyuningsih

Magister Manajemen, Pascasarjana, Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Ika Nurul Qamari

Magister Manajemen, Pascasarjana, Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


A company needs a leader who can make a good impact on its employees and who will later influence their performance. Sharing information and innovative work behavior within a company will also affect performance within the company. In this analysis, two exogenous variables are used: Transformational Leadership and Information Sharing, and the endogenous variables of employee performance and innovative work behavior as intervening variables. The data collected from this study is as many as 150 respondents and was obtained from 7 start-up companies located in Yogyakarta. The sampling technique in this study uses purposive samplings. The data analysis technique in this analysis uses Structural Equation Modelling with the help of SmartPLS-3. The results of this study show that the entire hypothesis submitted is accepted. Innovative work behavior has a mediating role for Transformational Leadership and Information Sharing. This suggests that fostering transformational leadership qualities and promoting a culture of information sharing can lead to improved employee performance through enhanced innovative work behavior. Such findings have significant implications for organizations aiming to enhance their performance through leadership and communication strategies.

Keywords: Transformational leadership, Information sharing, innovative work behavior, employee performance

How to Cite

Indriani, Y., Wahyuningsih , S. H., & Qamari , I. N. (2024). The Role of Innovative Work Behavior as an Intervening Variable in the Relationship between Transformational Leadership and Information Sharing on Employee Performance. Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting, 24(5), 269–282.


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