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Ethical work climate and firm performance.


Khademfar, Mohammad and Idris, Khairuddin and Omar, Zoharah and Ismail, Ismi Arif and Arabamiry, Seddigheh (2013) Ethical work climate and firm performance. International Journal of Business and Social Science, 4 (11). pp. 319-328. ISSN 2219-1933; ESSN: 2219-6021


This study aimed to investigate the relationship between Ethical Work Climate (EWC) and Firm Performance. The research conducted within Malaysian manufacturing companies. Since the unit of analysis was organization, 200 cases were selected randomly. The result of pilot test confirmed that all instruments are reliable to be used. Data was collected using a self-administered questionnaire. Managers as target respondent explained their perception via standardized questionnaires. Previous studies show that there is not enough documented research on such topics in Malaysia. So, it may open a new phase and develop the body of knowledge in this area. Based on the results, the study found a high correlation and significant relationship between EWC and Organizational Performance (OP) in Malaysian firms. It means the perception of managers regarding the ethical manners and ethical climate is positive.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher: Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI), USA
Keywords: Ethics; Organizational performance; Firms.
Depositing User: Emelda Mohd Hamid
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2014 04:35
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2015 00:58
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/29050
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