Year 2017, Volume 19 , Issue 4, Pages 18 - 35 2017-12-22

THE EFFECT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEES’ JOB SATISFACTION: A STUDY ON MUNICIPALITIES IN KONYA
THE EFFECT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEES’ JOB SATISFACTION: A STUDY ON MUNICIPALITIES IN KONYA

Melis ATTAR [1] , Vural ÇAĞLIYAN [2] , Zejnepe AJDAROVSKA [3]


Son yıllarda, tekrarlayan etik skandallar, etik ve ahlaki değerlere liderlik kapsamında daha büyük bir önem atfedilmesini sağlamıştır. Organizasyonlarda etik liderlik davranışı üzere yapılan çalışmalar da artış göstermektedir. Bunun yanında, çalışanların işi ile ne kadar tatmin oldukları da liderler için önem arz etmektedir çünkü çalışanların iş tatmininin, kişisel performanslarını ve sonucunda da örgütü olumlu etkileyeceği öngörülmektedir. Çalışmalar, etik liderlik davranışlarının iş tatminini arttırdığı yönündedir. Bu çalışmada, etik liderlik ile çalışanların iş tatmini düzeyleri arasındaki ilişki, mevcut literatüre dayalı olarak ve hipotez testinde yapısal eşitlik modellemesi (YEM) kullanılarak analiz edilmiştir. Çalışma diğerlerinden YEM kullanılması sebebi ile ayrışmaktadır. Veriler, Konya Büyükşehir Belediyesi ve Merkez İl Belediyelerinde (Selçuklu Belediyesi, Meram Belediyesi, ve Karatay Belediyesi) çalışan 224 idari personelden toplanmıştır. Bu çalışmada, Brown, M. E., Treviño, L. K. ve Harrison, D. A. (2005) tarafından geliştirilen etik liderlik anketi ve Weiss, D. J., Davis, R. V., England, G. W. ve Lofquist, L. H. (1967) tarafından geliştirilen iş tatmini anketi - Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ) kullanılmaktadır. Yapısal eşitlik modeli ile yapılan analizlerinden elde edilen sonuçlar, etik liderliğin çalışanların iş tatmini düzeyini olumlu yönde etkilediğini ortaya koymuştur. Araştırma sonuçları, etik liderlik davranış algısının iş tatmini seviyesini yükselttiğini öngören teorik kavramı güçlendirmektedir.

During the last few years, ethics and integrity concepts get bigger attention in the leadership scope and studies on the ethical leader behavior is growing at all levels in the organizations due to repetitive ethical scandals. Besides, how much employees are satisfied with their jobs become an important issue for leaders since employees’ job satisfaction may well result in good performance and in turn may effect the overall organization positively. Researchers advocate that ethical leadership behaviors will increase the satisfaction levels. In this study, the relationship between ethical leadership and employees’ job satisfaction levels is analyzed based on the existing literature and by using the structural equation modeling (SEM) in hypothesis testing. This study is distinguished from others in using SEM analysis. The data were collected from 224 administrative personnel of Konya Greater Municipality and Central Province Municipalities (Selçuklu Municipality, Meram Municipality and Karatay Municipality). The study uses the ethical leadership questionnaire of Brown, M. E., Treviño, L. K. and Harrison, D. A. (2005) and job satisfaction questionnaire – Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ) developed by Weiss, D. J., Davis, R. V., England, G. W. and Lofquist, L. H. (1967). Results from SEM analysis indicates that ethical leadership behavior positively affect the job satisfaction level of employees. Thus, the disclosures from this research reinforce the theoretical concept that increasing perception of ethical leadership behavior increases the level of job satisfaction.

 

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Subjects Social
Journal Section Issue
Authors

Author: Melis ATTAR
Institution: SELÇUK ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Author: Vural ÇAĞLIYAN

Author: Zejnepe AJDAROVSKA

Dates

Publication Date : December 22, 2017

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APA Attar, M , Çağlıyan, V , Ajdarovska, Z . (2017). THE EFFECT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEES’ JOB SATISFACTION: A STUDY ON MUNICIPALITIES IN KONYA . Kastamonu Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi , 19 (4) , 18-35 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/iibfdkastamonu/issue/32864/338230
MLA Attar, M , Çağlıyan, V , Ajdarovska, Z . "THE EFFECT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEES’ JOB SATISFACTION: A STUDY ON MUNICIPALITIES IN KONYA" . Kastamonu Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi 19 (2017 ): 18-35 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/iibfdkastamonu/issue/32864/338230>
Chicago Attar, M , Çağlıyan, V , Ajdarovska, Z . "THE EFFECT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEES’ JOB SATISFACTION: A STUDY ON MUNICIPALITIES IN KONYA". Kastamonu Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi 19 (2017 ): 18-35
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ISNAD Attar, Melis , Çağlıyan, Vural , Ajdarovska, Zejnepe . "THE EFFECT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEES’ JOB SATISFACTION: A STUDY ON MUNICIPALITIES IN KONYA". Kastamonu Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi 19 / 4 (December 2017): 18-35 .
AMA Attar M , Çağlıyan V , Ajdarovska Z . THE EFFECT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEES’ JOB SATISFACTION: A STUDY ON MUNICIPALITIES IN KONYA. Kastamonu Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi. 2017; 19(4): 18-35.
Vancouver Attar M , Çağlıyan V , Ajdarovska Z . THE EFFECT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEES’ JOB SATISFACTION: A STUDY ON MUNICIPALITIES IN KONYA. Kastamonu Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi. 2017; 19(4): 18-35.
IEEE M. Attar , V. Çağlıyan and Z. Ajdarovska , "THE EFFECT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEES’ JOB SATISFACTION: A STUDY ON MUNICIPALITIES IN KONYA", Kastamonu Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 18-35, Dec. 2017