The influence of big five personality on job satisfaction: Maslow and Maqasid al sharia perspective

Wan Norhayate, Wan Daud and Wan Mohamad Asyraf, Wan Afthanorhan (2019) The influence of big five personality on job satisfaction: Maslow and Maqasid al sharia perspective. Interciencia Journal, 44 (3). pp. 1-11. ISSN 0378-1844

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The study aims to investigate the impact of Big Five personality traits on job satisfaction. A theoretical model concerning the connection between five facets of personality (i.e., openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and emotional stability) and job satisfaction are explored. The study employed a multiple regression analysis of a survey data set of 397 observations collected from the employees of Malaysian Islamic banking institutions. The results show that the dimension of conscientiousness is the only significant predictor to job satisfaction. The management should place greater emphasis on the influences that foster job satisfaction in terms of resource provision. The management is recommended to hire and retain employees with high conscientiousness since such a trait produces job satisfaction in light of conventional and Islamic perceptions. Intermingled between conventional and Islamic motivating ideas, the society is urged to understand the idea of holistic happiness at workplace. This study is the first in examining the influence of the Big Five personality and job satisfaction by considering the unique hybrid of the Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Maqasid al Sharia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personality, Job satisfaction, Maslow, Maqasid al Sharia
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Management
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2022 02:24
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2022 02:24

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