Abstract—Deviant workplace behavior has always been an interesting topic to be observed by both academicians and practitioners. Negative deviant workplace behavior is a very serious problem in manufacture firms. The purpose of this study is to examine the causes and consequence of deviant workplace behavior. Using a sample of 101 operational staff in SIER (Surabaya Industrial Estate Rungkut), Indonesia, the results show that: (a) intent to quit, dissatisfaction and company contempt have positive effect on deviant workplace behavior,(b) dissatisfaction have positive effect on intent to quit, and (c)deviant workplace behavior have negative effect on individual performance. This research has important organizational behavior implications to the manufacture firms in terms of the examination of deviant workplace behavior. Managers in the manufacture firms should minimize negative deviant workplace behavior with the positive deviant workplace behavior in order to increase the strategic role of manufacture industry in supporting economic growth of the country.
Index Terms—intent to quit, dissatisfaction, company contempt, deviant workplace behavior, individual performance
Muafi, Dept.of Management Economic, University of Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Yogyakarta (UPNVY), SWK 104, Ringroad Utara,Condong Catur, Yogyakarta Indonesia 55283 (Tel: +618132805896, email:firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Muafi, "Causes and Consequence Deviant Workplace Behavior," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 123-126, 2011.