Introduction: Lack of expressing opinions by employees in organizations causes organizational silence. Researchers have identified two contributing factors for the organizational silence: Management fear of negative feedback and staff perceptions of management's complex ideas about them. Method: This article aimed to forecast organizational silence according to moral behavior styles. A total of 300 employees working in Mobile Telecommunication Company of Iran (MCI) were enrolled as the sample using simple random sampling. It was a correlational study. Data were collected using two questionnaires: Organizational Silence Questionnaire and Moral Behavior Questionnaire. Descriptive statistics (mean and standard deviation) and confirmatory factor analysis used for data analysis. For the hypothesis testing, path analysis, which is a part of SEM, was employed using LISREL. Result: The results showed that organizational silence had a significant relationship with moral behavior. Conclusion: The results help managers prepare the ground to receive feedback from employees with various moral behavior styles.
Keywords: Organizational Silence, Moral Behavior Styles.Â Â