The Effects of Ethical Behaviors of the Managers on Organizational Climate: an Application in 3rd Organizational Industrial Zone in Konya
Adnan Celik () and
Rabia Yilmaz ()
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Adnan Celik: Prof. Dr., Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Selcuk University, Turkey
Rabia Yilmaz: PhD. Candidate, Institute of Social Sciences, Selcuk University, Turkey
Postmodern Openings, 2016, vol. 7, issue 2, 115-135
Various reasons such as professional advances in business life and increasing consciousness of the employees, and the emergence of various ethical values and principles have significant role in increase of ethical behaviors of the managers. One of the important domains that the ethical behaviors of the managers affect at most is the organizational climate. Ethics takes on a task at the point of organizing and advocating the true and false concepts, and recommending the best to people. And, the organizational climate is a phenomenon that represents the scope and quality of the relationships of all the individuals in an organization and identifies the organization from the psychological aspect. The ethical behaviors of the managers are the power that can change the perceptions of the employees about the organization, and then the balances of the organizational climate. This study that was carried out via the survey technique has been implemented to persons in organizations located in Industrial Zone of Konya. As a result of implementation work, it has been revealed that the occupational commitment, which is a dimension of the ethical behaviors of the managers have significant effects on recognition, organizational structure, standards, responsibility and commitment that are sub-dimensions of the organizational climate. The honesty among the sub-dimensions of the ethical behaviors of the managers have been determined to have significant effects on structure, standards and commitment which are sub-dimensions of organizational climate. Finally, the equality and objectivity sub-dimension of the ethical behaviors of the managers have been determined to have significant effects on standards and commitment dimensions among the sub-dimensions of the organizational climate.
Keywords: Ethic; Ethical Behavior; Organizational Climate. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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