Innovative Culture and Students’ Learning in Higher Education Institutions


  • Dr. Nadia Noor Assistant Professor, Department of Management Sciences, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Ar. Dr. Yasmeen Ahmed Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Ar. Uffaq Shahid Lecturer, SADU-School of Architecture, Design and Urbanism, Institute for Art and Culture, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan



Innovative Culture, Leadership, Performance, Resources, Trust


Universities are usually the homeland of every successful person belonging to any field of study. These play an important part in creating, developing, polishing and exhibiting the skills of students. Keeping this in view, the present study is an attempt to investigate about the existence of innovative culture (independent variable) in higher education institutions of Lahore, whether or not, it influence the performance of students (dependent variable). The dimensions considered here are; resources, motivation, risk taking, leadership for innovative culture and trust, commitment, interest and recognition for learning and performance. Triangulation is used in which quantitative and qualitative approaches are considered to properly investigate the situation. Data was collected from students of public and private sector universities. For qualitative research, data was collected through structured interviews while questionnaires were used to collect quantitative data. Interpretative approach was used for qualitative analysis while quantitative data was assessed on SPSS version 17.0 using descriptive and regression tests. Results revealed existence of positive relation between the two key study variables with the interaction of learning capability of students. Leadership role and motivation are the dimensions of innovative culture that are highly associated to performance of students.





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Noor, N., Ahmed, Y., & Shahid, U. (2022). Innovative Culture and Students’ Learning in Higher Education Institutions. Journal of Development and Social Sciences, 3(3), 37–51.