Ethics And Wellbeing: Analysis Of Administration Staff Opinions In Universities Of Portugal, Cape Verde And Great Britain
AbstractContemporary organizations are seeing an increase in their competitiveness due to the fundamental role work ethic is performing. Normal work ethic guiding principles should be applied in the quotidian life in organizations through consistency and integrity. Nonetheless, at times failures are evident in this work-life balance. But, these are often seen as gaps in achieving this balance which produce direct and immediate effects both upon returns on invested and on the actual organizational behaviour, such as the level of loyalty of employees and the consumers’ preferences as well. The sum of all effects is reflected upon sales, on the company’s results and its performance as well. In relation to its strategic importance, an ethical approach should be achieved through an organizational environment which nurtures the responsibility of its employees. Furthermore, this organizational climate and more importantly, managers as such, should steer and also challenge individual employees to demonstrate attitudes and practices which are in tune with the organization. In this regard, a questionnaire will be applied in three international universities, the University of Minho in Portugal, the University of Glamorgan in Wales and University Jean Piaget in Cape Verde. Our aim is to do a tripartite analysis and to compare the results.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Euro-American Association of Economic Development in its journal Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies.
Volume (Year): 7 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.usc.es/economet/eaa.htm
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- M14 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting - - Business Administration - - - Corporate Culture; Social Responsibility
- E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
- M19 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting - - Business Administration - - - Other
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (M. Carmen Guisan) The email address of this maintainer does not seem to be valid anymore. Please ask M. Carmen Guisan to update the entry or send us the correct address.
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.