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Attitudes toward counterproductive behavior in business and corporate social responsibility

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dc.contributor.author Zakka, Janine Saba
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-14T09:32:39Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-14T09:32:39Z
dc.identifier.isbn 9780974211419 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/6788
dc.description.abstract A lot of literature was published describing the reasons of the global economic and financial crisis; unethical behavior was one of them. This increased the awareness to business ethics which is one of the components of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Definitions of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) vary from picturing it as the conformation of an organization with the requirements of the law to others that consider CSR as an approach by organizations to report the effect of its activities on the different stakeholders. This study, explores whether university students (MBA) who place value on socially responsible behavior of organizations favored ethical behavior in businesses more that those who did not place value on socially responsible behavior. By investigating the types of counterproductive behaviors that are considered less unethical by the students, the researcher found that they are habitual misbehaviors and not real tangible theft and fraud, The researcher linked the results of this study with the effects of the cultural, social, and historical environment in a developing country that experienced long periods of internal conflicts, mainly Lebanon. The researcher suggests increasing the awareness of students about CSR through academic and extracurricular work at universities and schools, and strict application of regulation and holding employees and mangers accountable for their misbehaviors to enforce ethical behavior en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Attitudes toward counterproductive behavior in business and corporate social responsibility en_US
dc.type Conference Paper / Proceeding en_US
dc.title.subtitle Aa developing country context en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 198229010 en_US
dc.author.department Department of Finance and Accounting (FINA) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.keywords Corporate Social Responsibility en_US
dc.keywords Counterproductive behavior en_US
dc.keywords Ethics en_US
dc.keywords Employees' attitudes en_US
dc.keywords Quantitative analysis en_US
dc.keywords T-test of hypothesis en_US
dc.keywords Descriptive statistics en_US
dc.description.bibliographiccitations Includes bibliographical references en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Zakka, J. S. Attitudes toward Counterproductive Behavior in Business and Corporate social Responsibility: A Developing Country Context. en_US
dc.author.email jzacca@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.conference.date 28-29 June 2010 en_US
dc.conference.pages 13 p. en_US
dc.conference.place St. Hugh's College Oxford University Oxford, UK en_US
dc.conference.title 2010 Oxford Business & Economics Conference Program en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C5&q=Attitudes+toward+Counterproductive+Behavior+in+Business+and+Corporate+social+Responsibility&btnG= en_US
dc.publication.date 2010 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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