IMPACT OF INTENTION TO ADOPT CLOUD-BASED HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ON INNOVATION BEHAVIOUR: THE MEDIATING ROLE OF LEADERSHIP SUPPORT IN SMES IN JORDAN
This study aimed to identify the impact of the adoption of a cloud-based human resource management on the innovative behavior of the presence of leadership support as a mediating variable in SMEs in Jordan. This study included companies in the information and communications sector with fewer than 100 full-time employees. The sample size for this study was 354. Descriptive measures indicated a high level of innovative behavior and leadership support in small and medium-sized companies in Jordan. The study also found that the effect of the intent to adopt cloud computing for human resource management on leadership support was significant. And that the effect of leadership support on innovation behavior was significant. Moreover, the effect of intent to adopt cloud computing for human resource management was on innovation behavior, indicating that there was a significant effect of the independent variable on the dependent without a mediation effect. The results showed that leadership support partially mediated the relationship between intent to adopt cloud-based human resource management and innovation behavior.