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Subject Area: Human Resource Management
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|Title:||Business ethics and workplace |
|Author(s):||Jessica Li, (Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, USA), Jean Madsen, (Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA)|
|Citation:||Jessica Li, Jean Madsen, (2011) "Business ethics and workplace |
|Keywords:||Business ethics, China, Decision making, Employee attitudes, Employee behaviour, guanxi, SOE employees, SOE organizations, State-owned enterprises|
|Article type:||Research paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/20408001111179140 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine Chinese employees' perceptions on their ethical decision making in relation to the workplace
Design/methodology/approach – Using a qualitative method, two rounds of interviews were conducted with 18 participants in two SOEs “to explore Chinese employees” ethical perceptions and experiences in the workplace. A qualitative thematic strategy was adopted to analyze and interpret the data.
Findings – The authors identified three major themes on SOE employees ethical decision making in relation to workplace
Originality/value – The paper contributes to the business ethics literature by presenting a three-dimensional profile and a conceptual framework for Chinese business ethics research. It provides an in-depth understanding of a complex dynamics of
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