Charismatic Leadership and Creativity: An Empirical Investigation in China

Hongchun Hu, Yang Liu, Bingsheng Yan
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Social Science, Education Management and Sports Education   unpublished
This article aims to explore the effect of charismatic leadership on creativity. By using survey data from 314 employees of a large tobacco company in China, we found that charismatic leadership was positively related to follower creativity, psychological ownership mediated the effect of charismatic leadership on creativity, and coworker helping and support moderated the relationship between charismatic leadership and creativity. Theoretical and practical implications are discussed.
doi:10.2991/ssemse-15.2015.189 fatcat:fztk4xdk2zdrvh3qi7tzy7i4o4