Unethical behavior in organizations

Linda Klebe Treviño, Niki A. Den Nieuwenboer, Jennifer J. Kish-Gephart

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This review spotlights research related to ethical and unethical behavior in organizations. It builds on previous reviews and meta-analyses of the literature on (un)ethical behavior in organizations and discusses recent advances in the field. The review emphasizes how this research speaks to the influence of the organizational context on (un)ethical behavior, proceeding from a more macro to a more micro view on (un)ethical behavior and covering ethical infrastructures, interpersonal influences, individual differences, and cognitive and affective processes. The conclusion highlights opportunities for future research. ©

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)635-640
Number of pages6
JournalAnnual review of psychology
StatePublished - Jan 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychology(all)


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