The effect of ethical leadership on service sabotage


YEŞİLTAŞ M., Tuna M.

SERVICE INDUSTRIES JOURNAL, cilt.38, ss.1133-1159, 2018 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 38
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/02642069.2018.1433164
  • Dergi Adı: SERVICE INDUSTRIES JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1133-1159

Özet

This study aims at examining the impact of ethical leadership activities on service sabotage, and the mediating role of service climate and corporate ethical values (CEV) on this impact. The study was completed via 384 acceptable questionnaires in total. The research findings show that ethical leadership affects the service climate and the CEV in a positive way whereas it has a negative effect on the service sabotage. In addition, it is observed that the CEV have a positive effect on the service climate. In the light of the research findings, managers' ethical personal and managerial characteristics affect the service climate in a positive way and play a significant role for the ethical values to become more common within the organization. Furthermore, the ethical leadership is effective for decreasing the service sabotage which is referred as the undesirable and harming behaviors within the organization.