Ethical perceptions: a Spanish adaptation of the PRESOR questionnaire F. D. Bretones I. Tamayo J. M. Gonzalez (University of Granada. Spain)2012 EBEN Research Conference. Newcastle, 7-9 June 2012
BackgroundOrganizations are manage for peoplePerceptions precedes behaviour
Assess ethical perceptionPerceived Role of Ethics and Social Responsibility (Singhapakdi et al., 1996)Other (Aupperle, 1984; Maignan, 2000)Most widely used in sereval countries (Vitell, 2004; Park, 2005; Yaman, 2006; Valentine, 2008; Burnaz, 2009; Turker, 2009; Kolodinski, 2010).
Factorial structureSinghapakdi et al. (1996): Social Responsibility and Profitability Long-term Gains Short-term GainsEtheredge (1999): Importance of Ethics and SR Subordination of Ethics and SR
Cultural componentCulture explains difference in ethical perceptionDifferent scores in different countriesLack of consistent across different studiesNot validation studies
QuestionnairesPRESOR (Singhapakdi et al.,1996)Ethic Position Questionnaire (Forysth, 1980)Social Responsible Attitude (Hunt et al.,1990)Reverse translated
Ethic Position QuestionnaireDeveloped by Forysth (1980)Realitivism: High rejects universal absolute norms; low implies the acceptation of absolute norms.Idealism: High idealism implies high commitment, while low idealism implies lower commitment, therefore acceptation of harm to others as part of ethical decision.