Robert A. Giacalone
University of Denver
SociologyPsychologyPublic relationsImpression managementSocial psychology
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#2Robert A. GiacaloneH-Index: 32
#1Mac Clouse (DU: University of Denver)H-Index: 2
#2Robert A. Giacalone (DU: University of Denver)H-Index: 32
Last. Lorenzo Patelli (DU: University of Denver)H-Index: 7
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Abstract Finance is an area that, in practice, is plagued by accusations of unethical activity; the study of finance had adopted a largely nonbehavioral approach to business ethics research. We address this gap in by assessing whether individual ethical orientations (moral identity, idealism, relativism, integrity, Machiavellianism) predict the acceptability of questionable decisions about financial issues. Results show that individual ethical orientations are associated with different levels of...
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#1Mark D. Promislo (Rider University)H-Index: 5
#2Robert A. Giacalone (DU: University of Denver)H-Index: 32
Last. John R. Deckop (TU: Temple University)H-Index: 15
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The issue of the dimensionality of materialism and postmaterialism, and their impact on key social and personal indicators, has been a hotly debated topic for decades. This study sought to achieve two goals to further our understanding of these constructs. First, it assessed whether an interactive materialism–postmaterialism conceptualization could be expanded to predict outcomes related to well-being. Second, the study extended the interactive model by using Richins’ three dimensions of materia...
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#1Robert A. Giacalone (DU: University of Denver)H-Index: 32
#2Carole L. Jurkiewicz (Hofstra University)H-Index: 4
Last. Mark D. Promislo (Rider University)H-Index: 5
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Abstract Following on theoretical work and studies that assert a relationship between unethical activities and diminished well-being, and a common belief that those more ethically inclined experience greater well-being, the present study examined whether individual differences in ethical orientation may be associated with the experience of well-being. This paper reports the findings of two separate studies showing that individual differences in moral attentiveness, moral identity, idealism, rela...
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#1Carole L. Jurkiewicz (Hofstra University)H-Index: 4
#2Robert A. Giacalone (DU: University of Denver)H-Index: 32
Abstract How might one conceptualize the ethical organization? The argument presented here is that the truly ethical organization accentuates three main components. First it must be law-abiding in its basic execution of its organizational ethical responsibility. Second, the organization must exercise strong ethical leadership in its day-to-day operations and policies. Finally, at the organizational level, there must be ongoing monitoring processes ensuring compliance of the organization. Specifi...
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#1Crystal M. Harold (TU: Temple University)H-Index: 14
#2In-Sue Oh (TU: Temple University)H-Index: 25
Last. Robert A. Giacalone (DU: University of Denver)H-Index: 32
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In this paper, we integrate the theory of work adjustment (Dawis, England, & Lofquist, 1964) and the stressor emotion model of counterproductive work behaviors (CWBs; Spector & Fox, 2005) to examine workplace frustration as an intervening mechanism that mediates relations between person-environment (P-E) fit and CWBs. Moreover, we adopt a multifoci perspective to estimate effects for multiple fit, frustration, and CWB foci. We examine the nature of relations between fit, frustration and CWB for ...
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#1Carole L. Jurkiewicz (Hofstra University)H-Index: 4
#2Robert A. Giacalone (DU: University of Denver)H-Index: 32
The literature on organizational ethicality to date has focused primarily on elements of the cultural, social, and political factors that enhance positive behaviors, interspersed with isolated accounts of malfeasance and wrongdoing. This treatise defines the anatomy of organizational dysfunction as a matter of ethicality, reframing the relationship from individual transgression to the organization itself. It is argued that the structure of an organization predisposes in large part whether it is ...
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#1Robert A. GiacaloneH-Index: 32
#1Robert A. Giacalone (DU: University of Denver)H-Index: 32
The current state of business ethics education suffers from difficulties in its attempts to bolster students’ professional ethics. The long-standing reliance on high doses of philosophy makes our educational attempts more focused on harrowing highbrow than on the necessary heuristics and practice concentrated on real-world decision-making. The article argues that we need to move students toward evidence-based understandings of business ethics. It is suggested that we focus ethics education on pe...