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The purposes of this research were to study the organizational climates for creativity affecting innovative work behavior of multinational employees. The sample was 413 Thai employees who have been working in multinational corporations. The data was collected with online questionnaire. The quantitative data were analyzed using the descriptive statistics includes frequency, percentage mean and standard deviation. And the data was analyzed using Stepwise Multiple Regression. The results of the study were most of the respondents are female, mostly in Generation Y, had bachelor’s degree, had company working experience under 3 years and had working under Administrative department. The research found that the organizational climates for creativity factors include organizational encouragement, challenging work, work-group supports, sufficient resources and freedom. All of these had positive affecting innovative work behavior of Thai employees of multinational corporations in the Bangkok metropolitan region with statistical significance at the 0.05 level.
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