RETHINKING WELL-BEING INPUT FOR CREATIVE PERSON

  • Jones E. Umukoro Department of Business Administration and Marketing, Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo Ogun State, Nigeria http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6682-8757
  • Johnson A. Egwakhe Professor, Dean, School of Management Sciences, Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo Ogun State, Nigeria http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9997-7839
  • Ranti B. Falana Business Administration, Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State, Nigeria

Abstract

The strength of an organisation lies predominantly in her personnel as the creative person. However, limited studies on well-being input exist in developing countries. Also, the scope and methodological gap in a previous study conducted on flexible well-being and smart-head necessitated this study. Thus, the paper determined the effect and sensitivity relationship of redefined well-being dimensions on creative person. A cross-sectional survey research design was used while a validated questionnaire was distributed and 532 retrieved from  academic staff ranked as Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor and Professor. The multi-stage random sampling technique was applied to eight selected private universities in South-West Nigeria. Findings from multiple regression analysis conducted revealed that redefined well-being had a combined positive significant effect on creative person [(Adj. R2 = 0.331 (F (6, 525) = 44.877, p<0.05)] and the artificial neural network analysis showed technological work environment as the best individual predictor. The paper strengthens the Person Environment (P-E) Fit Theory assumptions and the position to consistently redefine well-being input as a maxim to stimulate academics’ creativity for a novel knowledge-based economy, patent, and ranking.

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Published
2021-07-20
How to Cite
UMUKORO, Jones E.; EGWAKHE, Johnson A.; FALANA, Ranti B.. RETHINKING WELL-BEING INPUT FOR CREATIVE PERSON. Journal of Business And Entrepreneurship, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 2, p. 38-51, july 2021. ISSN 2685-6255. Available at: <http://ojs.sampoernauniversity.ac.id/index.php/JOBE/article/view/204>. Date accessed: 24 sep. 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.46273/job&e.v9i2.204.