TITLE

Workers admit breaking workplace ethics

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Chartered Accountants Journal;Sep2004, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that many New Zealanders do not approve of unethical practices but still admit committing them, effectively breaching their own ethical code of conduct, according to survey by global recruitment agency Kelly Services. Likelihood of tertiary-qualified males in the 20 to 35 age group to bend the rules; Effect of breaching their own ethical standards; Importance of the communication of employers regarding values.
ACCESSION #
14358161

 

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