Organizational Integrity and Moral Climates

  • Norman E. Bowie
Chapter
Part of the Issues in Business Ethics book series (IBET, volume 39)

Abstract

This Chapter argues that the key to organizational integrity is a good moral climate. A good moral climate is one that has norms and values that contribute to a moral climate, including a commitment to stakeholder management, a commitment to seeing the purpose of the organization as a cooperative enterprise, and both substantive and procedural norms of fairness. Finally, I consider the role of incentives as they support or inhibit organizational integrity, identify conditions that work against moral integrity, and conclude by considering whether for-profit organizations can instill organizational integrity and remain profitable.

Keywords

Business Ethic Stakeholder Theory Ethical Climate Stock Option Executive Compensation 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norman E. Bowie
    • 1
  1. 1.Carlson School of Management SMOUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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