عنوان مقاله [English]
Innovative behavior refers to the introduction and application of new ideas, products, processes, and procedures to a person's work role, work unit, or organization. workplace happiness and psychological capital can be related with innovation. The purpose of this research was to study relationship between workplace happiness and innovative behavior with mediation role psychological capital of among primary teachers. The study adopted a descriptive correlational method. The statistical population of the study consisted all primary teachers in Birjand, from which 306 members were selected as the participants by using cluster sampling with proportional distribution. Workplace happiness was examined using Shirom questionnaire (2004) and Psychological capital was examined using Luthans questionnaire (2007), Innovative behavior was examined using Counter questionnaire (1998). Through Cronbach’s alpha coefficient, reliability coefficients were obtained equal to 0.91, 0.81 & 0.88. The results show that workplace happiness account for about 44% of the variance of innovative behavior, 42% of variance related to psychological capital and psychological capital predicts 49% of variance innovative behavior. Also psychological capital played a mediating role in the relationship between workplace happiness and teacher's innovative behavior. Thus, innovative behavior will improve by improving happiness and psychological capital.