Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences. Vol.9 No.2

Impact of Islamic Work Ethics on employees’ behavior: Case of Kabul based organizations, Afghanistan

Kalimullah Khan, Dr. Mohd Anuar bin Arshad

1 PhD student, School of Management (SOM), University Sains Malaysia (USM), Lecturer, Kardan University Kabul Afghanistan
2 Senior Lecturer, Organizational Behaviour Section School of Management (SOM), University Sains Malaysia (USM),


This study looks insights of the effects of Islamic work ethics on employees’ behavior in Kabul based organizations of Afghanistan. Organization behavior in this study is measured through  Organization Justice, Job satisfaction, organization commitment and turnover Intentions. Two theoretical frameworks were developed .In first frame work; Islamic Work Ethics (IWE) was used  as an independent variable to see its impact on employees’ behavior. In second framework IWE was applied as a moderating variable between organization justice and job satisfaction.  Quantitative methodology was adopted and data was collected through five point Likert scale questionnaire. Eight hypotheses were developed and were tested through multiple regressions to  determine the relation between variables and to see the impact of Islamic Work Ethic on employees’ behavior in Kabul based organizations. Study concludes with findings that IWE play positive  role in Job satisfaction, organization commitment and organization justice and found significant variance explained by IWE ,further study conclude with significant moderating role of IWE between organization  justice and job satisfaction.
Keywords: Islamic Work Ethics, Job satisfaction, Organization commitment, turnover intentions




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