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    Perceived correlates of illegal behavior in organizations.Terence R. Mitchell, Denise Daniels, Heidi Hopper, Jane George-Falvy & Gerald R. Ferris - 1996 - Journal of Business Ethics 15 (4):439 - 455.
    A survey was conducted of the perceived correlates of illegal abuses in the electronics industry. Human resource directors of thirty-one firms responded to a questionnaire which assessed their perceptions of the degree to which illegal behavior was caused by (1) deficiencies in the moral character of employees (2) the clarity of expectations and standards describing illegal behavior and (3) the presence of reinforcements and punishments contingent on these behaviors. All three variables were related to the frequency of abuses in three (...)
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    Incivility’s Relationship with Workplace Outcomes: Enactment as a Boundary Condition in Two Samples.Jeremy D. Mackey, John D. Bishoff, Shanna R. Daniels, Wayne A. Hochwarter & Gerald R. Ferris - 2019 - Journal of Business Ethics 155 (2):513-528.
    The current two-sample investigation explores the role of enactment as a boundary condition in the relationship between experienced incivility and workplace outcomes. We integrate the tenets of the transactional model of stress and sensemaking theory to explain why enactment is a psychological sensemaking capability that can neutralize the adverse effects of experienced incivility on workplace outcomes. The results across two samples of data supported the study hypotheses by demonstrating that experienced incivility had stronger adverse effects on employees’ job satisfaction, OCBs, (...)
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    The politics of age discrimination in organizations.Gerald R. Ferris & Thomas R. King - 1992 - Journal of Business Ethics 11 (5-6):341-350.
    Age discrimination, particularly in the context of performance evaluation decisions, has been a source of major concern and litigation for organizations in the past, and indications are that this area will pose serious challenges in the future. The present study attempted to delve more deeply into the process by which manifest age discrimination operates in the performance evaluation process. A conceptualization was proposed and tested which suggested that age-related influences on performance ratings operate through interpersonal distance and political influence of (...)
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