When Formal Ethics Policies Differ From Informal Expectations: A Test of Managers’ Attitudes
Leadership & Organization Development Journal
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This study explores the relationship between conflicting ethical expectations and managerial attitudes. Using a sample of 107 managerial level employees, the findings indicate that as the perceived difference between formal and informal ethical expectations increases, intentions to turnover increase and job satisfaction, organizational satisfaction, and affective commitment decrease.
Sims, Randi L., "When Formal Ethics Policies Differ From Informal Expectations: A Test of Managers’ Attitudes" (1998). HCBE Faculty Articles. 139.