Ethical Leadership and Employee Ethical Behavior: A Moderated Mediation Mechanisms

SEISENSE Journal of Management

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Field Value
 
Title Ethical Leadership and Employee Ethical Behavior: A Moderated Mediation Mechanisms
 
Creator Rabie, Muhammad Osaid
Abdul Malek, Marlin
 
Subject Ethical Leadership
Ethical Behavior
Ethics
Leadership
 
Description Purpose- Based on the ongoing unethical scandal in the organizations, this study aims to explain the relationship between ethical leaders and their followers’ ethical behavior by explaining the underlying mechanisms. 
Design/Methodology- Data were collected through a structured questionnaire from the employees working in companies that produce fast-moving consumer goods. Three hundred sixty-nine samples were taken to study the proposed relationships.
Findings- Results showed ethical leaders positively influence followers. Perceptual and reflective moral attentiveness positively mediates between ethical leadership and ethical behavior of employees. Moral awareness negatively moderates between ethical leadership and followers’ ethical behavior via reflective moral attentiveness, whereas moral awareness does not moderate the relationship.
Practical Implications- Following the call for determinants of ethical behavior, this study provides insights for the managers to foster ethical behavior at the workplace.
 
Publisher SEISENSE (PRIVATE) LIMITED
 
Date 2020-03-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer Reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://journal.seisense.com/index.php/jom/article/view/321
10.33215/sjom.v3i2.321
 
Source SEISENSE Journal of Management; Vol 3 No 2 (2020): SEISENSE Journal of Management; 73-88
2617-5770
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://journal.seisense.com/index.php/jom/article/view/321/109
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Muhammad Osaid Rabie, Marlin Abdul Malek
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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