Waste Management and Corporate Sustainability Performance: The Mediating Role of Islamic Work Ethics

Salina Daud *, and Maryam Jamilah Asha’ari **
Universiti Tenaga Nasional, 26700 Muadzam Shah *
Universiti Tenaga Nasional, 43009, Kajang, Selangor**

 

Abstract: Manufacturing organizations face sustainability issue which leads manufacturers to realize the importance of achieving corporate sustainability performance. Waste management practices along with good Islamic work ethics provide guidelines for employees in sustaining the organization in a sustainable manner. The objective of this paper is to examine the effect of waste management on corporate sustainability performance with the mediating role of Islamic work ethics. Questionnaires have been distributed to the employees from middle to top level management in chemical manufacturing organization. The findings indicate that there is a positive effect of waste management on corporate sustainability performance. The findings also show that Islamic work ethics mediate the relationship between waste management and corporate sustainability performance. This study contributes to the body of knowledge on sustainable manufacturing by identifying the influence of Islamic work ethics as a mediator between waste management and corporate sustainability performance. This study also guides employees in achieving corporate sustainability performance by the implementation of waste management along with good Islamic work ethics in the workplace.

Keywords: Waste management, Islamic work ethics, corporate sustainability performance, manufacturing organization.

 

International Institute of Organized Research
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