|EEO. 2021; 20(2): 578-587
Buffering Effect Of Conscientiousness On The Relationship Of Ethical Leadership With Organizational Citizenship Behavior And In Role Performance (A Case Study Of Education Sector)Amna Ali, Saima Gul, Khalid Jamal, Umair Ali, Adil Adnan.
Ethical leadership is one of the most recent and unexplored area in the education sector of Pakistan. Every organization has their ethical code of conduct which must be followed. The aim of this study is to find the impact of ethical leadership on employees job behavior. This study also finds the moderating role of Conscientiousness on the relationship between ethical leadership and employees job behavior. Convenient sampling technique with (n=511) was used. A time lag research design was used in this study. The results of the study revealed that ethical leadership has positive and significant effect on employees work behavior (organizational citizenship behavior at organizational level, organizational citizenship behavior at individual level and in-role performance). Moreover, results also shows that conscientiousness has significant mediating role between ethical leadership and employees work behavior. This study will open new avenue for scholar and as well for practitioner.
Key words: ethical leadership, employees work behavior, conscientiousness