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Date of this Version

Spring 3-1-2023

Document Type



Seminar Library, University of Peshawar


The objective of the present study was to investigate the effects of role conflict and role ambiguity on employee’s creativity. Exactly how role stress and various performances of individuals are related has received considerable attention, in which stress has been found to affect individual creativity. However, exactly how role stress (role conflict and role ambiguity) and employee creativity are related has seldom been examined empirically. A sample size of 100 was selected and standard questionnaires were distributes among the employees of three public sector universities in Peshawar KPK Pakistan. The conclusions drawn from the study were that role conflict and role ambiguity have negative relationship with employees creativity. Implications of the findings of this study and possible directions for future research are also discussed.