TITLE

Cognitive basis for corruption and attitudes towards corruption in organizations viewed from a structuralist adult developmental meta-perspective

AUTHOR(S)
Fein, Elke; Weibler, Jürgen
PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Behavioral Development Bulletin;Sep2014, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The paper focuses on corruption and attitudes towards corruption in organizations. It proposes an interdisciplinary framework for reassessing them. It is argued that an integrative theoretical and analytical framework based on the Model of Hierarchical Complexity (MHC) can provide new insights on corruption. Furthermore the proposed framework offers new theoretical horizons for understanding and evaluating public and scientific discourses on corruption. This approach compensates for frequent shortcomings and disciplinary reductionisms in large parts of the social science literature on corruption. It can thus offer a substantially new outlook on the field of behavioral ethics in organizations based on a meta-systematic theory integration.
ACCESSION #
98398585

 

Related Articles

  • Para saber más. MASIP UTSET, MARIA // Cuadernos de Pedagogía;feb2013, Issue 431, p71 

    No abstract available.

  • A cognitive interpretation of organizational complexity. Fioretti, Guido; Visser, Bauke // Emergence: Complexity & Organization;Fall2004, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p11 

    Organizational theory has construed complexity as an objective characteristic of either the structure or the behavior of an organization. We argue that in order to further our understanding complexity should be understood in terms of human cognition of a structure or behavior. This cognitive...

  • Aesthetics as an aid to understanding complex systems and decision judgement in operating complex systems. McKenzie, Carole; James, Kim // Emergence: Complexity & Organization;Fall2004, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p32 

    This paper argues that fundamental questions in relation to organizations seen as complex, evolving systems, operating in far-from-equilibrium conditions are not capable of being resolved by mensuration and, in the absence of this, that a reliable decision procedure is capable of being developed...

  • Complexity theory and change management in sport organizations. Smith, Aaron C. T. // Emergence: Complexity & Organization;Fall2004, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p70 

    This paper employs complexity theory and the principle of emergence as a construct to explain some forms of change observed during the analysis of research concerning change in Australian sport organizations. Although a consortium of well-established theories proved advantageous in revealing the...

  • Academic and practitioner paper section. Allen, Peter M. // Emergence: Complexity & Organization;Fall2004, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p1 

    Presents the Academic and Practitioner paper section of "Emergence: Complexity & Organization" journal. Difference between the academic and practitioner papers.

  • Event calling notices.  // Emergence: Complexity & Organization;Fall2004, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p160 

    Presents the schedule of events on conferences and workshops on complexity and philosophy as of November 2004-May 2006. Information on the 2nd International Workshop on Complexity and Philosophy; Topics to be discussed in the Workshop on Complexity and Policy Analysis; Primary interest of the...

  • Managing Complex Organizations: Complexity Thinking and the Science and Art of Management. Richardson, Kurt A. // Emergence: Complexity & Organization;2008, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p13 

    This article is an attempt to explore the implications of the emerging science of complexity for the management of organizations. It is not intended as an introduction to complexity thinking, but rather an attempt to consider how thinking 'complexly' might affect the way in which managers do...

  • De las organizaciones: reflexiones y aproximaciones desde la biología y la complejidad. Pulgarín, Sergio Andrés // Revista Criterio Libre;ene-jun2013, Vol. 11 Issue 18, p195 

    This document seeks to build reflections from Complexity and Biology, that commonly approach the behavior of systems in an emerging, undetermined and discontinued mode, drifting away from the mechanic and linear main stream that has also permeated the study of Organizations. In this circle, the...

  • Transdisciplinarity: the Hidden Third, Between the Subject and the Object. Nicolescu, Basarab // Human & Social Studies;Oct2012, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p13 

    In the introduction we explain why the relation between the Object and the Subject is a crucial problem of philosophy. The key point in understanding the Object-Subject relation is the vision on Reality that humans shared in different periods of the historical time. We next describe some...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics