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Set of moral principles or values that defines right and wrong for a person or group



Behavior that follows accepted principles of right and wrong

Ethical behavior


Unethical behavior that violates organizational norms about right and wrong

Workplace deviance


What are the four types of Workplace Deviance?

Production deviance
Property deviance
Political deviance
Personal aggression


- Leaving early
- Taking excessive breaks
- Intentionally working slowly
- Wasting resources

Production deviance


- Sabotaging equipment
- Accepting kickbacks
- Lying about hours worked
- Stealing from company

Property deviance


- Showing favoritism
- Gossiping about coworkers
- Blaming coworkers
- Competing non-beneficially

Political deviance


- Sexual harassment
- Verbal abuse
- Stealing from coworkers
- Endangering coworkers

Personal aggression


Cover offenses defined by federal laws

Encourage companies to take proactive steps that will discourage white-collar crime

Give companies an incentive to cooperate and disclose illegal activities to federal authorities

U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines for Organizations


Step 1 - Computation of base fine by determining the level of offense
- Level of offense varies depending on the kind of crime, loss incurred, and the amount of planning that went into the crime
Step 2 - Judicial determination of a culpability score
Step 3 - Determination of total fine
- Multiplying the base fine by the culpability score

Determining the Punishment