Title

Organization-Harm vs. Organization-Gain Ethical Issues: An Exploratory Examination of the Effects of Organizational Commitment

Document Type

Article

Comments

Published by Springer Verlag in the Journal of Business Ethics, volume 80, issue 2, pages 225-235. Bryant University users may access this article here.

Publication Source

Journal of Business Ethics

Abstract

This article explores whether individuals with higher organizational commitment are more or less likely to engage in questionable behaviors that benefit the organization. Results of this study indicate that individuals with higher organizational commitment are less likely to engage in ethically questionable behaviors, regardless of whether the behaviors are organization-harm or organizational-gain issues.