• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: Special Issue 1, Pages: 1-4

Original Article

Causes of Organizational Cynicism and its Consequence on Teaching Staff in Malaysia


Cynicism reveals itself as a new pattern in employer and employee relations. Now academicians are realising the effect that cynicism can have on organizations. This phenomenon has widespread in various kinds of organizations. This study considering a systematized view in which organizational cynicism measured as a negative behaviour, mainly in the educational sector. Current study aimed to endeavours to analyse the mediator role of organizational cynicism on the relationship among workplace incivility, psychological contract violation, with the outcome of organisational citizenship behaviour among teaching staff of the public secondary schools of Malaysia. The current study emphasises the value of working environment and personal characteristics of employees in determining organisational cynicism and will suggest the causes and consequences of cynicism.
Keywords: Cynicism, Workplace Incivility, Psychological Contract Violation, Organisational Citizenship Behaviour


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