UUM Electronic Theses and Dissertation
UUM ETD | Universiti Utara Malaysian Electronic Theses and Dissertation
FAQs | Feedback | Search Tips | Sitemap

The influence of job satisfaction & ethical work climate on employee misconduct: a study among public service employees in Penang

Vijaya Baskaran, Visvanathan (2019) The influence of job satisfaction & ethical work climate on employee misconduct: a study among public service employees in Penang. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

[thumbnail of s822044_01.pdf] Text
s822044_01.pdf

Download (2MB)
[thumbnail of s822044_02.pdf] Text
s822044_02.pdf

Download (1MB)
[thumbnail of s822044_references.docx] Text
s822044_references.docx

Download (25kB)

Abstract

There are several significant variables which leads to employee misconduct in workplace: consist of job satisfaction and ethical work climate factor. This research paper will examine mentioned significant variables that directly influencing employee misconduct and followed by a brief introduction of these sets of variables. The dependent variable of this study is employee misconduct. The independent variables of this study are job satisfaction and ethical work climate. Social Exchange Theory (SET) was utilized to explain the possible relationship between the variables to support the research framework. A total of 200 employees in public service agency in Penang was participated in this study. The data respectively collected by self-administered questionnaires and SPSS was used to analyse the data collected. the independent variables; Job satisfaction and Ethical Work Climate are significantly correlated to the dependent variable which is Employee Misconduct. Both values indicated that they are medially correlated to Employee Misconduct and the correlation for each variable is significant. Then, ethical work climate is strongly correlated with the job satisfaction. Finally, the implication for practical, theoretical and
some recommendation for future study had been discussed.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Che Mit, Daratul Ambia and Ahmed Fazil, Nur Fitriah
Item ID: 8843
Uncontrolled Keywords: Employee misconduct, job satisfaction, ethical work climate, Public service
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: School of Business Management
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2021 01:02
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2022 02:45
Department: School of Business Management
Name: Che Mit, Daratul Ambia and Ahmed Fazil, Nur Fitriah
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/8843

Actions (login required)

View Item
View Item