Social Media Dependency and Work-Related Attitudes with Religiosity Mediation

  • Muhammad Hasmi Abu Hassan Asaari Management Section, School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains, Malaysia
  • Nasina Mat Desa Management Section, School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains, Malaysia
  • Mohd Anuar Arshad School of Management, Universiti Sains, Malaysia
  • Mohamad Muzammil Mohamad Noor School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains, Malaysia
Keywords: Social media dependency, work-related attitudes, religiosity, public-private employees


The paper explores the social media dependency and work-related attitudes about religiosity as a mediator among employees in public and private organizations. Not many studies explore the above variables especially in the context of Malaysian employees. Self-administered questionnaires were distributed among employees in the public and private organizations in the selected major cities in the country. Data analyses are conducted using SPSS, namely reliability analysis, correlation analysis, regression analysis, and mediation analysis. Interestingly, the paper only discovers religiosity has a positive impact on work-related attitudes among employees in public and private organizations. Unfortunately, the other hypotheses are not supported and no mediation of religiosity on social media dependency and work-related attitudes was discovered. Further analysis is conducted on religiosity as moderator; the result also shows no moderation of religiosity on social media dependency and work-related attitudes. Discussions on the results are elaborated accordingly.


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How to Cite
Hassan Asaari, M. H. A., Desa, N. M., Arshad, M. A., & Mohamad Noor, M. M. (2022). Social Media Dependency and Work-Related Attitudes with Religiosity Mediation. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 18(10), 10.
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