Institutional pillars and corruption at the societal level

Ji LI*, Jane Moy, Kevin Lam, W. L. Chris Chu

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    This article studies the effects of social institutions on organizational corruption at the societal level by focusing on the possible interactions between the institutional pillars that have been identified in past research. Based on these three institutional aspects or pillars, this article tests the interactive effects of social institutions among societies throughout the world. The results suggest that the three institutional pillars have significant interactive effects on organizational corruption at the societal level. A discussion of the implications of the research findings for researchers and practitioners is given.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)327-339
    Number of pages13
    JournalJournal of Business Ethics
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008

    Scopus Subject Areas

    • Business and International Management
    • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
    • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
    • Economics and Econometrics
    • Law

    User-Defined Keywords

    • Institutional pillars
    • Organizational corruption


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