Journal of Business Ethics 10 (11):805 - 817 (1991)
|Abstract||This study examines the impact of a social desirability response bias as a personality characteristic (self-deception and impression management) and as an item characteristic (perceived desirability of the behavior) on self-reported ethical conduct. Findings from a sample of college students revealed that self-reported ethical conduct is associated with both personality and item characteristics, with perceived desirability of behavior having the greatest influence on self-reported conduct. Implications for research in business ethics are drawn, and suggestions are offered for reducing the effects of a socially desirable response bias.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Joseph A. Bellizzi & Terry Bristol (2005). Supervising the Unethical Selling Behavior of Top Sales Performers: Assessing the Impact of Social Desirability Bias. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 57 (4):377 - 388.
Ishmael P. Akaah (1990). The Influence of Non-Anonymity Deriving From Feedback of Research Results on Marketing Professionals' Research Ethics Judgements. Journal of Business Ethics 9 (12):949 - 959.
Paul Dunn & Anamitra Shome (2009). Cultural Crossvergence and Social Desirability Bias: Ethical Evaluations by Chinese and Canadian Business Students. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 85 (4):527 - 543.
Richard Bernardi, Caryn Lecca, Jennifer Murphy & Elizabeth Sturgis (2011). Does Education Influence Ethical Decisions? An International Study. Journal of Academic Ethics 9 (3):235-256.
A. Bernardi Richard, B. Witek Michael & R. Melton Michael (2009). A Four-Country Study of the Associations Between Bribery and Unethical Actions. Journal of Business Ethics 84 (3).
Richard A. Bernardi, Michael B. Witek & Michael R. Melton (2009). A Four-Country Study of the Associations Between Bribery and Unethical Actions. Journal of Business Ethics 84 (3):389 - 403.
Richard A. Bernardi & Steven T. Guptill (2008). Social Desirability Response Bias, Gender, and Factors Influencing Organizational Commitment: An International Study. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 81 (4):797 - 809.
Janne Chung & Gary S. Monroe (2003). Exploring Social Desirability Bias. Journal of Business Ethics 44 (4):291 - 302.
Derek Dalton & Marc Ortegren (2011). Gender Differences in Ethics Research: The Importance of Controlling for the Social Desirability Response Bias. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 103 (1):73-93.
Richard A. Bernardi (2006). Associations Between Hofstede's Cultural Constructs and Social Desirability Response Bias. Journal of Business Ethics 65 (1):43 - 53.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads13 ( #95,504 of 722,813 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #36,644 of 722,813 )
How can I increase my downloads?