IMPROVING EMPLOYEES’ PERFORMANCE THROUGH ISLAMIC SPIRTUALITY AND ISLAMIC SOCIAL RESPONSIBLITY

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Dr. Omar Khalid Bhatti
Dr. Ibrahim Guran Yumusak

Abstract

 


Purpose – The present research aims to study the relationship between Islamic spirituality (IS),


Islamic social responsibility (ISR) and employee performance (EP).


Design/methodology/approach – Data were collected from 390 Muslim employees from Industry and services industry of Turkey. The structure equation modeling (SEM) wasapplied to test the recommended hypotheses, and the proposed model was assessed through notable model fit indices.


Findings – The findings revealed that IS and ISR can considerably increase and improve EP. The study also provides empiricalsupport to the hypotheses that employees with high levels of IS and ISR will showcase an improved and value-added performance at workplace.


Originality/value – This study proposed IS and ISR as two possible stimuli that can help increase employee performance at workplace. The findings of the present study affirmed that IS, as well as ISR, is positively related to EP. The current results augmented the existing body of knowledge by further enriching the understanding of employee performance by offering new empirical relationships from an Islamic perspective.

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