Analysis of Religious Affiliation and Workplace Attitude as Predictors on Employees’ Job Commitment: A Perspective from a Public University in Malaysia

Arman Hadi Abdul Manaf, Abdullah Osman, Muhammad Safizal Abdullah, Latifah Abdul Latif

Abstract


Employees (N = 60) from a public university in the Northern Region of Malaysia participated in this study aimed at examining the level of religiosity and describing their workplace attitude to determine the level of commitment to their employer. The increased importance of religiosity and work attitude in the workplace environment served as a motivation of this study especially in the perspective of Malaysia. Religiosity is closely associated to the act of kindness, trust and honesty toward co-workers. Also, most studies claimed that workplace attitude enhances job commitment. A regression analysis is used to examine the relation among selected variables. The results showed that religiosity, workplace attitude are significantly influenced on positive job commitment outcomes in this study.


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Religiosity; Workplace attitude; Job commitment

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