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Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting, ISSN: 2456-639X,Vol.: 10, Issue.: 1


Causal Investigation of Corporate Social Responsibility to Environment on Employees’ Satisfaction and Commitment to the Organization in Construction Industry of UAE


Younis A. A. Hammouda1* and Mohd Zukime Bin Mat Junoh1

1School of Business Innovation and Technopreneurship, University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia.

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(1) Dr. Fang Xiang, Visiting Professor, International Business School,  University of International and Business Economics, China.


(1) James A. Adeniran, Babcock University, Nigeria.

(2) SrinivasaRao Kasisomayajula, Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University India.

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As the dawn of industrialization and globalization has begun in 1950s’, the initial victims are society and environment. In addition, external social responsibility programs tend to create a much stronger organizational commitment, which will move employees to get better performance at work. However, CSR does not show up as strong in UAE as compared to many other Western nations. The aim of this particular academic research is to investigate the role corporate social responsibility to environment on the employees’ satisfaction and commitment among employees of construction industry of UAE. The model have three variables, CSR to environment, employees’ job satisfaction, and employees’ commitment to the organisation, and three direct relations to be assessed. The study designed as a scientific research that argues specific hypothesis and drive through to accept or reject it. The study is using quantitative approach, which has been applied on a collected primary dataset that collected by the researcher by using a well-defined questionnaire. The usable sample size, after data cleaning, is 457 cases, found to be reliable and valid based on a variety of SmartPLS assessments. The results shows that employees’ commitment and satisfaction are at below average level. CSR to environment found to be a strong cause of the low employees’ commitment and CSR to environment is found to be a strong cause of the low employees’ job satisfaction. Overall, the findings shows that CSR to environment in UAE is influencing the employees’ job satisfaction and commitment to the organisation, and it is for sure one of the causatives of the low employees’ commitment.Projected future research are to investigate other constructs of CSR.

Keywords :

CSR; CSR to environment; job satisfaction; employee satisfaction; employee commitment; UAE; construction industry.

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DOI : 10.9734/AJEBA/2019/46317

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