The moderating effect of Moral Values on the relationship between Authentic Leadership and Organizational Citizenship Behavior in the Police Force

  • Mohamed Abdelkarim Murad Mohamed University of Dubai
  • Kamarul Zaman Bin Ahmad University of Dubai
Keywords: Authentic Leadership, Justice, Person-environment fit, moral values, OCB


One of the key issues currently faced by the UAE Police Force is effective leadership. Authentic Leadership is one of the more contemporary theories of leadership and is linked with organizational citizenship behavior (OCB), which is the discretionary behaviors that are not directly stated in the job description. This research also incorporates the theory of person-environment fit, by proposing to examine whether a police employee with high moral values, fits with an authentic leader and a work environment where justice is paramount.

Keywords: Authentic Leadership, Justice, Person-environment fit, moral values, OCB


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