عنوان مقاله [English]
The main purpose of this research was to study the Chain relationship of job characteristics, job satisfaction and innovative behaviors. The study was descriptive and correlative and population included all employees of the Isfahan University of Technology research Institutes in the spring of 1395, of which 174 person were selected through convenience sampling method. Research instruments consisted of innovative behaviors questionnaire by Kanter (1988), job satisfaction questionnaire by Smith, Kendall and Hulin (1969) and job characteristics questionnaire by Hackman and Oldham (1976). Data were analyzed with use of Structural Equation Model (SEM) and result revealed that there are significant chain relationship between job characteristics (autonomy, feedback, task identity, task significance and skill variety), job satisfaction and innovative behaviors. Job characteristics have a significant relationship with job satisfaction and are able to explain 33% of job satisfaction variance, and more job satisfaction has a significant relationship with employee’s innovative behaviors and has been able to explain 6.2% of the variance innovative behaviors. Based on current research’s results, innovative behaviors could be increased by existence of job characteristics and increasing of satisfaction from job.