The objective of this study is to explore the relationship among collaboration-oriented managerial environment as the main condition for organizational innovation, employee job satisfaction and workplace creativity, using the microdata of the sixth (2015) European Working Conditions Survey. The analysis was carried out only for the private sector. The results of the canonical correlation analysis showed a positive moderate correlation between the scales of the collaboration-oriented managerial environment and job satisfaction for the Nordic and CEE country groups. The results indicated also a positive moderate correlation between workplace creativity and employee job satisfaction. A weak-moderate positive correlation has been found between the collaboration-oriented managerial environment and workplace creativity in both country groups. There was no considerable difference found in the strength of the intercorrelations among the study scales for Nordic and CEE countries. The study concludes that the managers need to realize the importance of creativity-supporting, inclusive and challenging working environment for enhancing the level of job satisfaction.
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