The Relationship between Ethical Leadership and Teachers Continuance Organizational Commitment

  • Seita M. Almandeel Department of business Administration, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Mona Dawood Department of business Administration, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia,
Keywords: Ethical Leadership; Continuance Organizational Commitment; Loyalty


The current study aims to investigate the relationship between the behavior of ethical leaders and their continuance organizational commitment, and also to discover the mediational impact of teachers' loyalty on their relationships at the international schools in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

The study employed a quantitative approach as follows: a formatted questionnaire was distributed to a random sample, of which 372 valid questionnaires were returned to the researchers. In addition to examining the research hypotheses, several statistical methods were used to analyse the compiled data. The study showed that when the supervisor displays positive behaviors and a moral leadership style, this has leverage on the employees’ performance. The study found that there is a statistically important engagement relevance between moral leadership and teachers’ loyalty. Moreover, the study showed that teachers' loyalty facilitated the association between ethical leadership and teachers' continuance commitment toward organization. The current research recommended that it was essential to increase the standard of moral leadership for managers, to positively influence continuance commitment to the organisation, and to enhance teachers' loyalty.


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How to Cite
Almandeel, S., & Dawood, M. (2019). The Relationship between Ethical Leadership and Teachers Continuance Organizational Commitment. Journal of Research in Business, Economics and Management, 12(1), 2279-2294. Retrieved from