Proceedings of the 1st Asian Conference on Humanities, Industry, and Technology for Society, ACHITS 2019, 30-31 July 2019, Surabaya, Indonesia

Research Article

The Relationship between Ethical Work Climate and Organizational Innovation

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-7-2019.2287547,
        author={Adibah Abdul Kadir and Fadillah  Ismail and Asad  Khan and Adnan Ali Hassan Humaid AlHosani and Nor Syafiqah Izzati Zaidi},
        title={The Relationship between Ethical Work Climate and Organizational Innovation },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st Asian Conference on Humanities, Industry, and Technology for Society, ACHITS 2019, 30-31 July 2019, Surabaya, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ACHITS},
        year={2019},
        month={9},
        keywords={ethical work climate organizational innovation researchers quantitative approach},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-7-2019.2287547}
    }
    
  • Adibah Abdul Kadir
    Fadillah Ismail
    Asad Khan
    Adnan Ali Hassan Humaid AlHosani
    Nor Syafiqah Izzati Zaidi
    Year: 2019
    The Relationship between Ethical Work Climate and Organizational Innovation
    ACHITS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-7-2019.2287547
Adibah Abdul Kadir1,*, Fadillah Ismail1, Asad Khan1, Adnan Ali Hassan Humaid AlHosani1, Nor Syafiqah Izzati Zaidi1
  • 1: Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
*Contact email: adibah_kadir@yahoo.com

Abstract

In the era of globalization today, ethics have become a concern in researching due to the level of growth in innovation. This study has examined the level of ethical work climate and the level of organizational innovation among researchers (academic staff) at University XYZ. Furthermore, this study has determined the relationship between ethical work climate and organizational innovation. This study has applied a quantitative approach to collect data using a survey questionnaire and analyzed through SPSS to find results. This study has distributed 470 questionnaires among the academic researchers in all faculties at University XYZ. Based on the results, it has found that researcher (academic staff) at University XYZ has a sound ethical work climate practices while conducting research. Meanwhile, respondent's implementation towards innovation while doing their research is moderate. Besides, the study has noted a positive correlation and significant relationship between ethical work climate and organizational innovativeness among researcher (academic staff). It indicates that a positive ethical work climate leads to putting positive influences on organizational innovativeness.