Influence of work pressure and psychological distance on innovation behavior of employees in the sports industry

Authors

  • Jie Yang School of Management, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China
  • Yuanjian Qin School of Management, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China

Keywords:

Working pressure; Psychological distance; Sports staff; Innovative behavior

Abstract

This study examines the effects of work pressure and psychological distance on employees' innovative behavior in the sports industry. This study carried out a questionnaire survey to collect primary data. This paper systematically analyzed the influence mechanism and ways of job stress, goal orientation, and self-efficacy on employees' innovative behavior using a questionnaire survey. This relationship is analyzed by using primary data through a statistical tool. Results of the study highlighted that work pressure has a significant relationship with the innovation behavior of employees in the sports industry. Furthermore, it is found that psychological distance has a significant relationship with employees' innovative behavior in the sports industry. In enterprise management, managers should pay attention to the importance of innovation and build a cultural mechanism conducive to employee innovation; Improve the scientific management level of pressure, maintain appropriate work pressure and moderately exert challenging pressure; Guide employees to set work goals and pay attention to providing employees with a working atmosphere conducive to learning; Enhance employees' innovative self-efficacy to promote the long-term development of the enterprise.

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Published

2022-03-16

How to Cite

Jie Yang, & Yuanjian Qin. (2022). Influence of work pressure and psychological distance on innovation behavior of employees in the sports industry. Revista De Psicología Del Deporte (Journal of Sport Psychology), 31(1), 79-87. Retrieved from https://rpd-online.com/index.php/rpd/article/view/648