Creating Good Citizen through Company Ethical Values

Ade Irma Anggraeni

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ABSTRACT

Creating high employee engagement is becoming more important in achieving sustainability in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It helps organisations to motivate their employees to go beyond expectation. The main characteristic of organisation that pursues sustainability includes creating ethical values through organisational climate. This paper analyses the impact of ethical work climate on employee engagement and organisational citizenship behavior (OCB). Study was conducted on SMEs in Central Java, Indonesia. This research utilised quantitative approach and data collection was based on survey questionnaire. The result highlighted the significant impact of ethical work climate on employee engagement and OCB. This study’s findings contribute to the business ethics and SME literature by providing relevant empirical evidence based on primary data. The results provide guidance to SMEs in achieving sustainability.

Keywords: Ethical work climate; employee engagement; OCB; SMEs; sustainability

ABSTRAK

Mewujudkan tahap penglibatan pekerja yang tinggi telah menjadi amat penting kepada perusahaan kecil dan sederhana (PKS) dalam mencapai kemampanan. Ia boleh membantu organisasi dalam memberi motivasi kepada pekerja untuk pencapaian di luar jangkaan. Ciri utama organisasi dalam meneruskan kemampanan termasuk mewujudkan nilai-nilai etika melalui iklim organisasi. Kajian ini menganalisa kesan iklim etika kerja terhadap penglibatan pekerja dan tingkah laku kewarganegaraan organisasi (OCB). Kajian ini telah dijalankan ke atas SME di Jawa Tengah, Indonesia. Kajian ini menggunapakai pendekatan kuantitatif dan pengumpulan data adalah berdasarkan kajian soal selidik. Hasil kajian menekankan kesan yang besar oleh iklim etika kerja ke atas penglibatan pekerja dan OCB. Hasil kajian ini menyumbang kepada etika perniagaan dan kesusasteraan PKS dengan menyediakan bukti empirikal yang berkaitan berdasarkan data primer. Hasilnya memberi panduan kepada PKS untuk mencapai kemapanan.

Kata kunci: Iklim etika kerja; penglibatan pekerja; OCB; PKS; kemampanan


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