• Puthisat NAMDECH Office of the Prime Minister, Thailand
  • Maneerat MITPRASAT National Human Rights Commission of Thailand, Thailand
  • Sippaphat ROTJANAWASUTHORN Association of Legal & Political Studies, Thailand
  • Akramanee SOMJAI Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand
  • Samanan RATTANASIRIVILAI Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand



Commitment, Job Satisfaction, Ethical Leadership, Corporate Social Responsibility, Turnover Intention


This research aims to explore the mechanisms through which the links between corporate social responsibility (CSR), ethical leadership (EL) and turnover intention (TI) are explained. Field research of 849 employees was carried out by researchers across different sectors. PLS-SEM was used in this research to evaluate hypotheses. The findings indicate that employees’ views of CSR and EL have a specific and negative relationship with TI. Researchers have revealed that such associations are often mediated by job satisfaction (JS), but not by commitment. This research provides guidance for EL and CSR by empirically evaluating the positive effect of CSR and EL and the creation of a better and encouraging working environment. As responsible management, accountability and social wellbeing of shareholders are needed by EL and CSR, the current research may be instrumental in achieving the sustainable development goal of the United Nations.


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