Analysis of the Effects of Islamic Work Ethic and Perception of Organizational Justice on Citizenship Behavior


1 Student at master’s degree, Ardakan University

2 Assistant professor at Ardakan University


Focusing on the mediation of job satisfaction, this research is intended to analyze the effects of Islamic work ethic and perceived organizational justice on organizational citizenship behavior. The population and the statistical sample of this research are selected from the employees of the selected public departments (electricity, water, education, telecommunications, agricultural Jihad, and the governor’s office) in Fasa, nominated on the basis of the census method. The total selected departments included 270 employees, 210 of whom responded to the questionnaires. Data were collected through standard questionnaires of organizational citizenship behavior, Islamic work ethic, organizational justice, and job satisfaction, with reliability and convergent validity of 0.768 (0.598), 0.854 (0.510), 0.857 (0.699), 0.856 (0.599). Structural equation modeling with Smart-PLS3 software was employed to analyze the data was. The results indicated that Islamic work ethic and perception of organizational justice have a positive effect on job satisfaction. Furthermore, Islamic work ethic has a positive effect on citizenship behavior, but the effect of organizational justice on organizational citizenship behavior was not confirmed. Moreover, the role of job satisfaction as a mediator of Islamic work ethic and organizational citizenship behavior was confirmed. Job satisfaction directly affects organizational citizenship behavior.


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