Modern innovative HRM practices and organizational effectiveness: the mediating role of innovative culture in Nigerian healthcare sector

  • Florence Konye Igweh Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Management Sciences Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi Uku
  • Kifordu A. Anthony Department of Business Administration/Marketing, Faculty of Management Sciences, Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State
  • Egbule Solomon Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Management Sciences, Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbara-Otor
Keywords: businesses, companies, healthcare sector, innovative culture, organizational effectiveness

Abstract

The modern innovative practices have transformed the ways organizations conduct businesses; as organizations faced competition from all front. The study examines modern innovative HRM practices and organizational effectiveness (OE) in the healthcare sector of Nigeria. The study identified five objectives and five hypotheses were formulated. A sample size of 350 employees comprised of employees of eleven pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria. To achieve the study objectives, a structured questionnaire was developed and administered in a survey to respondents. The descriptive statistics of simple frequency count, percentage, mean and standard deviation were used for descriptive statistics of respondents. To test the hypotheses formulated, hypotheses 1-4 were tested using multiple regression, while hypothesis 5 was tested using the structural equation model (SEM). The findings highlights that all modern innovative HRM practices has strong and significant positive effect on OE with effective hiring process (β = 5.33 > p-value = 0.000) and human resource technology (β = 5.48 > p-value = 0.000) being highly influenced by organizational effectiveness. The study concludes that modern innovative practices provide a higher level of organizational effectiveness.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Akuamoah-Boateng, M. I. C. H. A. E. L. (2016). Effect of poultry manure and NPK fertilizer on the growth, yield and mineral composition of onion (Allium cepa L.) grown in acid soil (Doctoral dissertation, University of Ghana).

Alade, B. (2019). Technology, a key in organizational effectiveness. www.hhps//m.guardian.ng . Retrieved 02 May 2019

Anyim, F. C., Ikemefuna, C. O., & Mbah, S. E. (2011). Human resource management challenges in Nigeria under a globalised economy. International journal of economics and management sciences, 1(4), 1-11.

Asem Al – Nasser (2016). The effective compensation system in organizations. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM), 18(11), 85-88.

Awa, H. O., Ojiabo, O. U., & Emecheta, B. C. (2015). Integrating TAM, TPB and TOE frameworks and expanding their characteristic constructs for e-commerce adoption by SMEs. Journal of Science & Technology Policy Management. https://doi.org/10.1108/JSTPM-04-2014-0012

Bombiak, E., & Marciniuk-Kluska, A. (2018). Green human resource management as a tool for the sustainable development of enterprises: Polish young company experience. Sustainability, 10(6), 1739. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10061739

Briscoe, J. P., & Finkelstein, L. M. (2009). The “new career” and organizational commitment. Career development international. https://doi.org/10.1108/13620430910966424

Budhwar, P. S., & Debrah, Y. (2001). Rethinking comparative and cross-national human resource management research. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 12(3), 497-515.

Chen, C. J., & Huang, J. W. (2009). Strategic human resource practices and innovation performance—The mediating role of knowledge management capacity. Journal of business research, 62(1), 104-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2007.11.016

Cooray, A., Dutta, N., & Mallick, S. (2016). Does female human capital formation matter for the income effect of remittances? Evidence from developing countries. Oxford Development Studies, 44(4), 458-478. https://doi.org/10.1080/13600818.2016.1194970

De Belvis, A. G., Ferrè, F., Specchia, M. L., Valerio, L., Fattore, G., & Ricciardi, W. (2012). The financial crisis in Italy: implications for the healthcare sector. Health policy, 106(1), 10-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2012.04.003

Denise, B. (2017). The effects of a failed recruitment and selection system. www.https://bizfluent.com

Fisher, E. M., & Wilmoth, M. C. (2018). Do I take the job?: Assessing fit with the organization. Journal of Professional Nursing, 34(2), 82-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2017.08.003

Freeman, C. (1988). Japan: a new national system of innovation?. Technical change and economic theory.

Gordeev, V. S., Pavlova, M., & Groot, W. (2011). Two decades of reforms. Appraisal of the financial reforms in the Russian public healthcare sector. Health policy, 102(2-3), 270-277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2010.08.009

Hsu, Y. (2017). Organizational innovation, design and NPD performance: the role of co-creation strategy. International Journal of Innovation Management, 21(04), 1750033. https://doi.org/10.1142/S1363919617500335

Hutchison, N., Burke, P., Tao, H. Y. S., Kothari, S. J., Makwana, D., & Luna, S. (2019). The influence of organization alignment on the effectiveness of systems engineers. Procedia Computer Science, 153, 80-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2019.05.058

Igweh, F.K. (2019). Concept and significance of HR planning and development. Emmalex Production Printing Press coy. Asaba, Delta State

Jaskyte, K., & Kisieliene, A. (2006). Organizational innovation: A comparison of nonprofit human-service organizations in Lithuania and the United States. International Social Work, 49(2), 165-176. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0020872806061220

Jia, J., Liu, H., Chin, T., & Hu, D. (2018). The continuous mediating effects of GHRM on employees’ green passion via transformational leadership and green creativity. Sustainability, 10(9), 3237. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10093237

Kianto, A., Sáenz, J., & Aramburu, N. (2017). Knowledge-based human resource management practices, intellectual capital and innovation. Journal of Business Research, 81, 11-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2017.07.018

Lau, C. M., & Ngo, H. Y. (2004). The HR system, organizational culture, and product innovation. International business review, 13(6), 685-703. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2004.08.001

Lepak, D. P., Liao, H., Chung, Y., & Harden, E. E. (2006). A conceptual review of human resource management systems in strategic human resource management research. Research in personnel and human resources management, 25(1), 217-271. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0742-7301(06)25006-0

Lin, Y. J., Jiménez-García, K., & Spielman, I. B. (2011). Spin–orbit-coupled Bose–Einstein condensates. Nature, 471(7336), 83-86.

Lundvall, B. A. (2008). Higher education, innovation and economic development. Higher education and development, 201-228.

Michelle, S. (2019). Importance of effective recruitment and selection. www.ttps://smallbusiness.chron.com. accessed on 2/3/2020.

Mumford, M. D. (2000). Managing creative people: Strategies and tactics for innovation. Human resource management review, 10(3), 313-351. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1053-4822(99)00043-1

Newman, A., Nielsen, I., Smyth, R., & Hirst, G. (2018). Mediating role of Psychological capital in the relationship between social support and wellbeing of refugees. International Migration, 56(2), 117-132. https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12415

Oguntimehin, A. (2001). Teacher effectiveness: Some practical strategies for successful implementation of universal basic education in Nigeria. African journal of educational management, 9(1), 151-161.

Onah, F. O. (2001). Urban unemployment situation in Nigeria. Issues in urbanization and urban administration in Nigeria, 154-167.

Petrou, P., & Vandoros, S. (2018). Healthcare reforms in Cyprus 2013–2017: Does the crisis mark the end of the healthcare sector as we know it?. Health Policy, 122(2), 75-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.11.004

Pharmapproach, (2020). Pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria. https://www.pharmapproach.com

Poorkavoos, M., Duan, Y., Edwards, J. S., & Ramanathan, R. (2016). Identifying the configurational paths to innovation in SMEs: A fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis. Journal of Business Research, 69(12), 5843-5854. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2016.04.067

Samma F. R., Madeeha S, Amna A., Mubbasher M. and Talat M. K. (2019). Relationship between modern human resource management practices and organizational innovation: Empirical investigation from the banking sector in China. International transaction Journal of Engineering, management and Applied Science and Technologies,10(19) 1-13.

Samma F.R., Madeeha, S. Mansi W. Yan Z. and Yanping Z. (2019). How Human Resource Management Practices Translate Into Sustainable Organizational Performance: The Mediating Role of Product, Process and Knowledge Innovation. Psychology Research and Behavior Management, 12, 1009 -1025.

Schein, E. (2004). Organizational culture and leadership (3ra edi.). San Francisco: JosseyBass.

Schneider, B., Ehrhart, M. G., & Macey, W. H. (2013). Organizational climate and culture. Annual review of psychology, 64, 361-388.

Strohmeier, S., & Kabst, R. (2009). Organizational adoption of e-HRM in Europe: An empirical exploration of major adoption factors. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 24(6), 482-501.

Waheed, A., Miao, X., Waheed, S., Ahmad, N., & Majeed, A. (2019). How new HRM practices, organizational innovation, and innovative climate affect the innovation performance in the IT industry: A moderated-mediation analysis. Sustainability, 11(3), 621.

Waheed, R., Sarwar, S., & Wei, C. (2019). The survey of economic growth, energy consumption and carbon emission. Energy Reports, 5, 1103-1115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyr.2019.07.006

Published
2020-08-16
How to Cite
Igweh, F. K., Anthony, K. A., & Solomon, E. (2020). Modern innovative HRM practices and organizational effectiveness: the mediating role of innovative culture in Nigerian healthcare sector. International Research Journal of Management, IT and Social Sciences, 7(5), 117-129. https://doi.org/10.21744/irjmis.v7n5.978
Section
Research Articles