A Conceptual Proposal: Does Improvisation moderate the relationship between Mindfulness and Employee Creativity

  • Mohamed Attia Sayed Department of Business Policy & Strategy, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya (UM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Norizah Mustamil Department of Business Policy & Strategy, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya (UM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Tey Lian Seng Department of Business Policy & Strategy, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya (UM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Keywords: mindfulness, employee creativity, improvisation


Prior research on creativity has grasped the attention of researchers to devote more focus on the interaction that arises between the individual and the surrounding milieu. Thus, this study aimed to propose the moderating role of improvisation on the relationship between mindfulness and employee creativity. The propositions posted in this study was developed based on the relationships established within previous empirical studies among these variables. Such proposition of improvisation as a moderator on the relationship between mindfulness and employee creativity might heavily contribute to the theory by addressing the issue of mixed and inconclusive results in the mindfulness-creativity literature, and will provide a comprehensive understanding of how improvisation might help in unleashing the creative potentials of employees.


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How to Cite
Sayed, M., Mustamil, N. and Seng, T. (2021) “A Conceptual Proposal: Does Improvisation moderate the relationship between Mindfulness and Employee Creativity”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 6(11), pp. 390 - 398. doi: 10.47405/mjssh.v6i11.1167.