David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Business Ethics 46 (4):337 - 350 (2003)
A model of information technology (IT) ethical work climates is presented. Using these ethical work climates and data collected from a national mail survey of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) members, empirical measures were developed and evaluated. A mailing of 2446 questionnaires was sent to ACM members and 136 usable responses were returned (5.6%). Using these data, an exploratory factor analysis was performed using principle components analysis to identify the IT ethical work climates from the data. Six of these work climates were identified as predicted by the model. Two ethical work climates that were combinations of the proposed climates were also identified.From the results of the exploratory factor analysis, a confirmatory factor analysis was performed using Calis in PC SAS version 8. The purpose of this analysis was to evaluate the overall fit of these measures to the data and evaluate the psychometric properties of the measures. The fit of the IT ethical work climates model was acceptable. The psychometric properties of these measures were good. Based on these results, conclusions, limitations of the study, and directions for future research are proposed.
|Keywords||ethical work climates ethics information technology ethics|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Holly Henderson Brower & Charles B. Shrader (2000). Moral Reasoning and Ethical Climate: Not-for-Profit Vs. For-Profit Boards of Directors. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 26 (2):147 - 167.
D. K. Peterson (2002). The Relationship Between Unethical Behavior and the Dimensions of the Ethical Climate Questionnaire. Journal of Business Ethics 41 (4):313 - 326.
Victor P. Lau & Yin Yee Wong (2009). Direct and Multiplicative Effects of Ethical Dispositions and Ethical Climates on Personal Justice Norms: A Virtue Ethics Perspective. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 90 (2):279 - 294.
James Agarwal & David Cruise Malloy (1999). Ethical Work Climate Dimensions in a Not-for-Profit Organization: An Empirical Study. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 20 (1):1 - 14.
Tim Barnett & Elizabeth Schubert (2002). Perceptions of the Ethical Work Climate and Covenantal Relationships. Journal of Business Ethics 36 (3):279 - 290.
Martinus Putranta & Russel Kingshott (2011). The Relationships Between Ethical Climates, Ethical Ideologies and Organisational Commitment Within Indonesian Higher Education Institutions. Journal of Academic Ethics 9 (1):43-60.
Randall S. Upchurch & Sheila K. Ruhland (1996). The Organizational Bases of Ethical Work Climates in Lodging Operations as Perceived by General Managers. Journal of Business Ethics 15 (10):1083 - 1093.
Deborah Vidaver Cohen (1993). Creating and Maintaining Ethical Work Climates. Business Ethics Quarterly 3 (4):343-358.
David J. Fritzsche (2000). Ethical Climates and the Ethical Dimension of Decision Making. Journal of Business Ethics 24 (2):125 - 140.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads5 ( #415,509 of 1,777,936 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #205,717 of 1,777,936 )
How can I increase my downloads?