International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Relationship between Malaysian Organizational Culture, Participative Leadership Style, and Employee Job Satisfaction among MalaysianEmployees from Semiconductor Industry
Somaye Gharibvand

A specific study on the effect of organizational culture and participative leadership style on employee job satisfaction in the semiconductor industry in Penang and Kuala Lumpur is not evidenced in the literature. This research was implemented to study the relationship between two independent variables (Organizational Culture, Participative Leadership Style) and two moderating factors (Gender of Managers and Workplace Cities) and a dependent variable (Employee Job Satisfaction). The target population for this study was the employees in the semiconductor sector in Penang and Kuala Lumpur regions. The survey was sent to 300 people in the target population and received valid responses from 180 participants. Prior to testing the hypotheses, coefficient alpha, reliability, and correlation analysis were applied in order to determine the validity and reliability of the data collected. The multiple regression analysis was performed to test the hypotheses. The results of this study demonstrated a significant positive relationship between Organizational Culture, Participative Leadership Style, and Employee Job Satisfaction. The study also found positive relationship between Gender of Managers and Workplace Cities and Employee Job Satisfaction.

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