MANAGEMENT OF UNETHICAL PRACTICES AND INFLUENCE OF ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE IN CIVIL SERVICE

Authors

  • Dr. Nworgu, Kelechi Godson
  • Dr. Collins Okechukwu Amadi

Keywords:

management, leaders, unethical practices, organizational climate.

Abstract

Unethical practices in several organizations are incumbent upon leaders and managers to discover and strategize on effective ways or measures of controlling and managing them. The paper evaluated the management of unethical practices and influence of organizational climate in Rivers State civil service. The study objectives include, to investigate how organizational management and leadership can reduce unethical practices and encourage productivity in civil service, and to ascertain how organizational climate, and conflict of interest influence employees on involving in unethical practices in civil service. The study utilized deontological theory to elucidate its connection to the study. The descriptive survey design was adopted to elicit data from respondents through the administering of questionnaires to a sample size of 400 respondents. However, a total number of 398 copies of questionnaire were retrieved and data was analyzed by percentage and presented on tables. The findings revealed that ethical leadership and managing of unethical practices reduces unethical practices among civil servants and that organizational climate and conflict of influences employees on involving in unethical practices. Based on the findings of the study the paper recommends among others that management should keep promoting ethical ideologies among civil servants through constructive and impacting routine programmes that is geared toward developing more consciousness of ethical codes and standards.

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Published

2023-10-01

How to Cite

Kelechi Godson, D. N., & Okechukwu Amadi, D. C. (2023). MANAGEMENT OF UNETHICAL PRACTICES AND INFLUENCE OF ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE IN CIVIL SERVICE. BW Academic Journal, 16. Retrieved from https://bwjournal.org/index.php/bsjournal/article/view/1488