Level of Self-esteem and its Relationship with the Job Ethics among Employees and Retirees in Jordan

  • Wael Abdulrazzaq Al Atiyyat Researcher at College of Educational Sciences, Amman Arab University, Jordan, Wealalatyat@gmail.com
  • Shatha Al-Ajeely Professor of Educational Psychology, College of Educational Sciences, Amman Arab University, Jordan, shathaalajeely@yahoo.co.uk
Keywords: Self-esteem, Job Ethics, Workers, Retirees

Abstract

Abstract     This study aimed at exploring the level of self-esteem and its relationship with the job ethics among employees and retirees in Jordan. To achieve the objective of study, two measures have been developed: the self-assessment scale; consisting of (38) items and the ethics of the job scale; consisting of (66) items, and were measured against five dimensions. Reliability and validity of both instruments have been obtained. Both scales have been administered on a sample of (747) workers and retirees from the directorates of Balqa Governorate: (605) workers and (142) retirees, who were selected using simple random method. The results of study showed that there was a medium level of self-esteem among workers and retirees in Jordan. There were statistically significant differences of (a≤0.05) in the levels of self-esteem among workers and retirees due to gender and in favor of females workers. There were also statistically significant differences of (a≤0.05) in the level of job ethics among workers and retirees in favor of females retirees. The results revealed a positive correlation of moral significance between the self-esteem and the ethics of job among workers and retirees in Jordan.

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Published
2020-12-15
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Al Atiyyat, W., & Al-Ajeely, S. (2020). Level of Self-esteem and its Relationship with the Job Ethics among Employees and Retirees in Jordan. International Journal of Research in Educational Sciences. (IJRES), 4(1), 193 - 238. Retrieved from http://iafh.net/index.php/IJRES/article/view/195
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