Abstract: Drawing on leadership theory and social exchange theory, the study investigated the mediating role of Intrinsic Motivation (IM) between the relationship Empowering Leadership (EL) and Employee Creativity (EC) in the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). The current study adopted SEM to test the studys hypothesis. A sample of 505 employees in the ADNOC was selected randomly. On this representative sample a survey was carried out to find out the extent of EL and IM influence on EC. After testing the direct relationships the researcher had conducted indirect relationships measurements such as the impact of EL on EC via. IM. All the studys hypothesis were supported. Finally, theoretical and managerial implications were discussed.
Tariq A.R.M. Alsaadi, Gamal S.A. Khalifa, Abuelhassan Elshazly Abuelhassan, Osama Isaac and Ibrhim Alrajawi, 2019. Empowering Leadership as a Predictor for Employees Creativity: The Mediating Role of Intrinsic Motivation. International Business Management, 13: 318-330.