ANTECEDENTS OF VARIABLES THAT AFFECT INNOVATIVE BEHAVIOR IN THE ERA OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
This study aims to determine the factors that can influence innovative behavior. Relational trust, job autonomy, and self-efficacy are proposed as determinants of innovative behavior in the research that will be carried out. This research plan is explanatory research using vocational state university lecturers as research objects and obtained a sample calculation of 220 respondents who will be conducted a direct survey using a questionnaire. This research aims to examine the effect of relational trust on innovative behavior through job autonomy and self-efficacy variables in vocational higher education institutions, State Polytechnic of Malang. This research is expected to contribute to higher education, which is the object of research to determine policies in increasing the innovative behavior of lecturers, which greatly influence the success of the strategic plans that have been set. Thus, even during the pandemic, the lecturers were still productive in implementing the Tri Dharma Public University. This research was intended to contribute to the development of Affective Events Theory, which can develop previous empirical studies as the basis for empirical research studies.