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Promoting individual spirituality to enhance employee readiness to change in Islamic institutions

Mardhatillah, Amy Mardhatillah and Abdul Rahman, Shukran and Ismail, Khamsiah (2015) Promoting individual spirituality to enhance employee readiness to change in Islamic institutions. In: 10th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance ( (ICIEF), 23rd - 25th March 2015, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Student Center, Doha, Qatar. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Topic on readiness to change: the willingness of employees to accept change initiative has been discusses in organizational and management study. This study investigates the role of individual spirituality in predicting employee readiness to change in Islamic intitution. The present study also examined the role of job satisfaction and organizational commitment in mediating the relationship between individual spirituality and employee readiness to change.428 random sampling of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) staff consisting 214 academic staff and 214 non academic staff were participated in this study trough the cross sectional design data collection. PLS SEM analysis was used to answer the research questions. Result indicated that individual spirituality significantly predicts employee readiness to change. Individual spirituality significantly related with job satisfaction and organizational commitment, however only organizational commitment significantly mediate the relationship between individual spirituality and employee readiness to change. Further analysis on the relationship between individual spirituality with three types of employee readiness namely; affective readiness, behavioral readiness and cognitive readiness found that individual spirituality significantly predicts behavioral readiness. Findings in this study can be used to enhance employee readiness in IIUM as well as a general framework in preparing intervention for enhancing employee readiness to change in Islamic institution.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Additional Information: 2032/81329
Uncontrolled Keywords: Spirituality, Readiness to change, Behavioral readiness, cognitive
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: AP Dr Shukran Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2020 10:59
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2020 10:59
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/81329

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