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Causes of Organizational Cynicism and its Consequence on Teaching Staff in Malaysia

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  • Faculty of Technology Management and Business, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Batu Pahat, Malaysia
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Abstract


Cynicism reveals itself as a new pattern in employer and employee relations. Now academicians are realising the effect that cynicism can have on organizations. This phenomenon has widespread in various kinds of organizations. This study considering a systematized view in which organizational cynicism measured as a negative behaviour, mainly in the educational sector. Current study aimed to endeavours to analyse the mediator role of organizational cynicism on the relationship among workplace incivility, psychological contract violation, with the outcome of organisational citizenship behaviour among teaching staff of the public secondary schools of Malaysia. The current study emphasises the value of working environment and personal characteristics of employees in determining organisational cynicism and will suggest the causes and consequences of cynicism.

Keywords

Cynicism, Workplace Incivility, Psychological Contract Violation, Organisational Citizenship Behaviour.

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