Determinants of Innovation Speed towards Innovation Performance among Factory Workers in Malaysia


  • Mohd Rizaimy Shaharudin Smart Manufacturing Research Institute (SMRI), School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Mara,40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Wissawa Aunyawong College of Logistics and Supply Chain, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
  • Bhuk Kiranantawat College of Logistics and Supply Chain, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
  • Suhaibah Mokhtar Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia



Creativity, Innovativeness, Innovation Speed, Performance, Self-leadership


The study aims to determine the relationships between the determinants of innovation speed and their impact on innovation performance among Malaysia's manufacturing industry employees. A purposive sampling technique was adopted, and 123 completed survey forms were received for further examination. The findings revealed that, except for autonomy, other determinants such as creativity, self-leadership, innovativeness, risk-taking, and proactiveness significantly impacted innovation speed. In addition, innovation speed significantly influenced the employees' innovation performance. Future research should focus on other factors that may influence the speed of innovation in different industries and how they affect different levels of the organizations.


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How to Cite

Shaharudin, M. R., Aunyawong, W., Kiranantawat, B., & Mokhtar, S. (2022). Determinants of Innovation Speed towards Innovation Performance among Factory Workers in Malaysia. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 7(SI9), 627–633.