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Developing an Ethical Organization: Exploring the Role of Ethical Intelligence

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Wickham, M and O'Donohue, W, Developing an Ethical Organization: Exploring the Role of Ethical Intelligence, Organization Development Journal, 30, (2) pp. 9-29. ISSN 0889-6402 (2012) [Refereed Article]


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Abstract

Ethics has emerged as one of the most important organization management principles of the last 30 years. Despite the empirical relationship between high standards of ethical decision-making and organizational performance, the literature abounds with extraordinary examples of corporate irresponsibility which raises the question of ‘why this continues to be the case?’ This paper introduces the concept of ‘ethical intelligence’, and the role that ethical organizational infrastructure might play in establishing and maintaining effective ethical decision-making processes and behaviors.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Business and Management
Research Field:Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Religion and Ethics
Objective Field:Business Ethics
Author:Wickham, M (Dr Mark Wickham)
ID Code:77719
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Management
Deposited On:2012-05-21
Last Modified:2013-05-17
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