The Effect of Religiosity and Personality on Work Ethics: A Case of Muslim Managers
The study of the Muslim managers’ religiosity, personality and behavior has been underdeveloped. In this study, we examined the impact of religiosity, personality and behavior on Islamic work ethics. We posited that Islamic religiosity impacts on Islamic work ethics, personality and behavior positively. We also hypothesized that personality and behavior impacts on work ethics positively. Data were collected from 253 Muslim managers in FMCG industry in UAE. Data were quantitatively analyzed using structural equation modelling (SEM). Results were in keeping with the model. The level of religiosity however was not found to affect Islamic work ethics directly but through the behavior and personality of Muslim managers. Theoretical implications and managerial ramifications were also discussed.
Zazli Lily Wisker,
The Effect of Religiosity and Personality on Work Ethics: A Case of Muslim Managers, Science Journal of Business and Management. Special Issue: Ethical Challenges in the 21st Century.
Vol. 4, No. 1-1,
2016, pp. 1-9.
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