International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Form of Discrimination amongst Employees at Islamic Financial Based Organization in Malaysia
Saiful Azizi bin Ismail, Dr. Zulkiflee bin Daud

This study aims to study dimension of discrimination at Islamic financial based organization in Malaysia. Discrimination is one of the areas that always been emphasized in human resource management. It involves relationship between employee and employer in organization. Sample for the present study consisted of 291 nonexecutive employees working at Islamic financial based organization of Peninsular Malaysia. They were selected by using disproportionate stratified random sampling method. In measuring perception of discrimination, this study has adopted by Helb, Foster, Mannix and Dovido (2002) for perception of discrimination measurement. Factor analysis has been performed to indicate the discriminant factors and convergence items for discriminant variable. The results have indicated that discrimination is represented by two dimensions, namely as victimization and alienation. This results has carried evidence that employees has been discriminated against by their superior to achieve the interests of themselves and the organization. The existence of discriminatory behaviour will reduce the trust of workers to the employer in organization.

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