Openly accessible

Beyond codes of ethics : an integrated framework for stimulating morally responsible behaviour in organisations

McDonald, Gael and Nijhof, Andre 1999, Beyond codes of ethics : an integrated framework for stimulating morally responsible behaviour in organisations, Leadership and organization development journal, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 133-146.

Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
mcdonald-beyondcodes-post-1999.pdf Author's post print application/pdf 313.49KB 316

Title Beyond codes of ethics : an integrated framework for stimulating morally responsible behaviour in organisations
Author(s) McDonald, Gael
Nijhof, Andre
Journal name Leadership and organization development journal
Volume number 20
Issue number 3
Start page 133
End page 146
Publisher Emerald Publishing Group
Place of publication Bingley, England
Publication date 1999
ISSN 1472-5347
0143-7739
Keyword(s) case studies
moral responsibility
human resource management
ethics
Summary This paper contributes to the study of ethics programmes by the building of a theoretical model for implementing an ethics programme and examining the application of this model to an actual implementation case study. Ethics programmes aim at stimulating ethical behaviour in the organisation and assisting employees to act in a morally responsible way. It is proposed that for an organisational ethics programme to be effective, five dominant conditions are necessary: awareness of formal organisational goals and corresponding informal norms; suitable procedures for decision making; correct distribution of resources; presence of necessary skills; and personal intentions for ethical behaviour. Following detailed discussion of each condition, and with reference to an actual case example, the conditions will be further developed and supplemented with suggested organisational activities that could be used to support these conditions.
Notes Reproduced with the kind permission of the copyright owner.
Language eng
Field of Research 220102 Business Ethics
150305 Human Resources Management
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©1999, Emerald Publishing Group
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30024095

Document type: Journal Article
Collections: Faculty of Business and Law
Open Access Collection
Connect to link resolver
 
Unless expressly stated otherwise, the copyright for items in DRO is owned by the author, with all rights reserved.

Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that permission has been obtained for items included in DRO. If you believe that your rights have been infringed by this repository, please contact drosupport@deakin.edu.au.

Versions
Version Filter Type
Access Statistics: 378 Abstract Views, 316 File Downloads  -  Detailed Statistics
Created: Fri, 26 Feb 2010, 07:40:21 EST

Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that permission has been obtained for items included in DRO. If you believe that your rights have been infringed by this repository, please contact drosupport@deakin.edu.au.