Hasan, Dr. Syed Akif and Subhani, Dr. Muhammad Imtiaz and Osman, Ms. Amber (2012): Software piracy at work place: influence of organizational culture in the presence of various ethical orientations. Forthcoming in: American Journal of Scientific Research
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Technology in terms of ‘information technology’ is a revolutionary discovery from time to time. On the similar note, one of the famous issues of IT is the Software Piracy, which has been the talk of the organizations every now and then. Software Piracy i.e. to avoid the illegal act of copying and stealing others information has always been a headache for organizations leading to billion dollars losses and no returns. This paper tracks the association of organizations’ ethical culture with its orientations and software piracy. It is understand the influence of ethical behavior of the organization on software piracy handling. The study revealed that there is a negative association between perceived organizational ethical culture and software piracy in organizations. In particular, organizational ethical culture significantly influences software piracy decisions for individual having ‘Exceptionist’ ethical orientation. Subsequently, there is no significant association between organizational ethical culture and software piracy for Subjectivists, Absolutists and Situationists.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Software piracy at work place: influence of organizational culture in the presence of various ethical orientations|
|English Title:||Software Piracy at Work Place: Influence of Organizational Culture in the presence of various Ethical Orientations|
|Keywords:||Software Piracy, Software Licensing, Ethical Orientations, Organizational Culture|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D2 - Production and Organizations > D23 - Organizational Behavior; Transaction Costs; Property Rights|
|Depositing User:||Muhammad Imtiaz Subhani|
|Date Deposited:||02. Jan 2012 15:56|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 22:54|
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