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The Effect of Islamic Work Ethics on Work Outcomes: A Case Study on Higher Education in State of Kedah

Mohd Adib, Abd Muin (2011) The Effect of Islamic Work Ethics on Work Outcomes: A Case Study on Higher Education in State of Kedah. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate the effect of Islamic work ethic on work outcomes (job satisfaction, organizational commitment and turnover intention) on Higher Education in state of Kedah (UUM, KUIN and UITM Merbok). Professional organizations work very hard to establish codes of ethics to help both staff administration and academic to understand and manage their ethical responsibilities. Islam considers ethics as an essential factor to build individuals, communities and society. Islamic work ethics are set of moral principles and guidance that recognizes what is right behavior from doing wrong. It is universal, comprehensive, stable, fair, and historically prove success in building ethically great society. The study used a sample of 200 respondents from three institutions of Higher Education in Kedah (UUM, UITM & KUIN). The empirical testing indicates that Islamic work ethic has positive effects on both job satisfaction and organizational commitment; whereas there is has negative relationship between Islamic work ethic and turnover intention. Implication, limitation and suggestion for future research are discussed.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Abu Bakar, Azizi
Item ID: 2749
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic work ethics, Job Satisfaction, Organizational commitment, and Turnover intention.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2012 09:53
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2016 02:40
Department: College of Business
Name: Abu Bakar, Azizi
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2749

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