The relation between ethical behaviour and workstress amongst a group of managers working in affirmative action positions
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Business Ethics 40 (2):111-119 (2002)
Unethical acts and reported cases of corruption and commercial crimes in South African business are increasing. Literature studies showed that risk groups (for instance South African managers in affirmative action positions) are functioning in a stressful environment which can give rise to unethical acts. Results pointed out that high stress correlates substantially with: to claim credit for a subordinate's work; to fail to report a co-worker's violation of company policy, to offer potential clients fully paid holidays; and to purchase shares upon hearing privileged company information. In the light of this a number of recommendations were made.
|Keywords||Philosophy Ethics Business Education Economic Growth Management|
|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
Elisaveta Gjorgji Sardžoska & Thomas Li-Ping Tang (2012). Work-Related Behavioral Intentions in Macedonia: Coping Strategies, Work Environment, Love of Money, Job Satisfaction, and Demographic Variables. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 108 (3):373-391.
Pablo Ruiz-Palomino & Ricardo Martinez-Cañas (2011). Supervisor Role Modeling, Ethics-Related Organizational Policies, and Employee Ethical Intention: The Moderating Impact of Moral Ideology. Journal of Business Ethics 102 (4):653-668.
William J. Graham & William H. Cooper (2013). Taking Credit. Journal of Business Ethics 115 (2):403-425.
Similar books and articles
Terence Jackson & Marian Calafell Artola (1997). Ethical Beliefs and Management Behaviour: A Cross-Cultural Comparison. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 16 (11):1163-1173.
Ovadia Ezra (2007). Equality of Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Philosophy in the Contemporary World 14 (1):22-37.
Engelbert Ssekasozi (1999). A Philosophical Defense of Affirmative Action. Edwin Mellen Press.
A. R. M. Zabid & S. K. Alsagoff (1993). Perceived Ethical Values of Malaysian Managers. Journal of Business Ethics 12 (4):331 - 337.
Bill E. Lawson (2011). Sterba on Affirmative Action, or, It Never Was the Bus, It Was Us! Journal of Ethics 15 (3):281-290.
Prue Burns & Jan Schapper (2008). The Ethical Case for Affirmative Action. Journal of Business Ethics 83 (3):369 - 379.
Louis P. Pojman (1998). The Case Against Affirmative Action. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 12 (1):97-115.
Ebben Van Zyl & Kobus Lazenby (1999). Ethical Behaviour in the South African Organizational Context: Essential and Workable. Journal of Business Ethics 21 (1):15 - 22.
Ebben van Zyl & Kobus Lazenby (1999). Ethical Behaviour in the South African Organizational Context: Essential and Workable. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 21 (1):15-22.
Ebben Van Zyl & Kobus Lazenby (2002). The Relation Between Ethical Behaviour and Workstress Amongst a Group of Managers Working in Affirmative Action Positions. Journal of Business Ethics 40 (2):111 - 119.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads18 ( #141,475 of 1,699,739 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #362,609 of 1,699,739 )
How can I increase my downloads?