IMPACT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEE WELL-BEING WITH THE MEDIATING ROLE OF JOB SATISFACTION AND EMPLOYEE VOICE

Authors

  • Asif Mahmood Institute of Business & Management, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Tehmina Ejaz Institute of Business & Management, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.56536/ijmres.v9i1.55

Keywords:

Ethical leadership, Employee wellbeing, Job satisfaction, Employee voice

Abstract

There has been a lot of emphases laid upon Business ethics in the organizations and it has influenced the organization’s performance. Therefore, ethical leadership is important as it has influenced the employees profoundly. The literature indicates that a lack of ethical leadership has contributed to the penetration of different forms of corruption and other destructive practices in the organizations that have ultimately caused such corporate failures. However, the literature does not theorize and provide empirical evidence to determine whether ethical leadership affects employee’s wellbeing, Job satisfaction and employee voice. This study aims to address this issue and explore the influence ethical leadership has on employees by examining job satisfaction, employee voice and wellbeing at work. The data was collected from the education sector of Punjab. Our findings based on questionnaires (N=254) from faculty members of the universities. This study shows that ethical leadership has a significant and positive impact on employee well-being, job satisfaction and employee voice. The findings of this study also showed that job satisfaction and employee voice mediate the relationship between ethical leadership and employee well-being. This study also provides important practical implications.

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Published

2019-01-01

How to Cite

Asif Mahmood, & Tehmina Ejaz. (2019). IMPACT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEE WELL-BEING WITH THE MEDIATING ROLE OF JOB SATISFACTION AND EMPLOYEE VOICE. International Journal of Management Research and Emerging Sciences, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.56536/ijmres.v9i1.55