The Relationship between Organizational Ethical Climate and Organizational Trust in Palestinian Ministries: An Empirical Approach

Tariq T. Jarrar, Hazril Izwar Ibrahim


The purpose of this article is to investigate the relationship between organizational ethical climate and organizational trust in Palestinian public ministries by applying the Victor and Cullen’s (1988) framework. For this purpose, the study utilizes a sample of 178 respondents of executive-level employees in which primary data collection is conducted using survey instrument and PLS-SEM for data analysis. The study proposes that a positive relationship between ethical climate types (Caring, Independence, Rules, Law and Codes) and organizational trust, and negative relationship between (Instrumental climate) and organizational trust are all highly important for Palestinian ministries to provide trust and create positive outcome in the workplace.

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