Ethical Culture: Most Important Barrier to Ethical Misconduct

Verschoor, Curtis C.
December 2005
Strategic Finance;Dec2005, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p19
Academic Journal
This article presents the results of a survey conducted by the Ethics Resource Center, a nonprofit U.S. organization. The survey, named 2005 "National Business Ethics Survey," measures workplace ethics, implementation of formal ethics programs and their impact, and factors that pose risks of misconduct. The study found that employees in organizations with a weak ethical culture reported a much higher level of observed ethical violations than those with a strong ethical culture.


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