University Links: Home Page | Site Map
Covenant University Repository

EFFECTS OF ETHICAL BEHAVIOUR ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: EVIDENCE FROM THREE SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS IN LAGOS, NIGERIA

Kehinde, O.J. (2010) EFFECTS OF ETHICAL BEHAVIOUR ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: EVIDENCE FROM THREE SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS IN LAGOS, NIGERIA. Journal of Research in National Development, 8 (1).

[img] PDF
Download (148Kb)

Abstract

Many modern organizations are today faced with numerous challenges such as illegal and unethical business practices in a number of business transactions. Most organizations have come up with codes of ethics in dealing with ethical issues challenging them. Code of ethics is the set of moral principles used by an organization to steer the conduct of the organization, and employees in all their business activities both internally and externally. The paper uses a quantitative method with two hypotheses stated in the null form. Results were analyzed with the aid of appropriate test statistics. Findings revealed that ethical behaviour has effects on the performance of an organization and that good ethical behaviour has a positive correlation with organizational performance. Suitable policy recommendations were offered which decision makers in business organizations and government functionaries will find highly useful

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ethics; Behaviour; Service; Organization; performance.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 23 May 2016 13:29
Last Modified: 23 May 2016 13:29
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/6597

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item