The Organizational Justice-Organizational Cynicism Relationship: Moderating Role of Islamic Work Ethics

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Sajjad Hussain
Sajeela Rabbani
Nida Kamal


This study has investigated the organizational justice (OJ) organizational cynicism (OC) relationship and established moderating role of Islamic work ethics (IWE) on the OJ-OC relationship. The Study analyzed a data set based on responses from a sample of 463 individuals from multiple private service sector organizations including telecom, hospitals, and universities using the convenience sampling technique. Data were collected in two phases with a time lag of 3 weeks using adapted and personally administered questionnaires. Partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) was used for data analysis. Results revealed a significant negative OJ-OC relationship. Moderation results and graphs being plotted using slope tests confirmed the moderating role of IWE among OJ-OC. Implications, limitations, and future
directions are discussed.

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Hussain, S., Rabbani, S., & Kamal, N. (2021). The Organizational Justice-Organizational Cynicism Relationship: Moderating Role of Islamic Work Ethics. Journal of Workplace Behavior, 2(2), 66–77. Retrieved from


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