IMPACT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP AND THRIVING AT WORK ON PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING OF EMPLOYEES: MEDIATING ROLE OF VOICE BEHAVIOUR

Khadija Yousaf, Ghulam Abid, Tahira Hassan Butt, Sehrish Ilyas, Saira Ahmed
2019 Business, Management and Education  
Purpose – We investigated how thriving at work and ethical leadership affects the employee psychological well-being. Further, we also examined the mediating role of voice behaviour between thriving at work and employee psychological well-being as well as ethical leadership and employee psychological well-being. Research methodology – A quantitative research method was utilized to collect data from employees of a telecommunication company. SPSS and Process Macro were used for data analysis.
more » ... data analysis. Findings – Results demonstrated that thriving at work and ethical leadership are positively associated with employee psychological well-being. Furthermore, the employee voice behaviour acts as a mediator between thriving at work, ethical leadership and employee well-being. Research limitations – All of the data in this study were collected from single source i.e., employees of information technology industry and also specific to a metropolitan city like Lahore. Further, study has a very limited representation of the females. Practical implications – the findings suggest that organizations should create such an environment where managers are able to have positive verbal interactions with employees that may facilitate their well-being and makes them satisfied with their jobs. Originality/Value – This study is one of the first studies to investigate the association between voice behaviour, thriving at work, employee psychological as well as psychological well-being.
doi:10.3846/bme.2019.11176 fatcat:tceq37q2tfc7vaayduhd5bte5i