Behavior Improvement of Unethical Information-Sharing by The Ethical Program : Social Capital and Ripple Effect

윤리 프로그램을 통한 비윤리적 정보공유 행동의 개선: 사회적 자본과 잔물결 효과

  • Jung, Byoung-Ho (Dept. of Management Information Systems, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) ;
  • Kim, Byung-Cho (Dept. Global Business & Technology, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
  • 정병호 (한국외국어대학교 경영정보학과) ;
  • 김병초 (한국외국어대학교 Global Business&Technology학과)
  • Received : 2017.06.30
  • Accepted : 2017.08.20
  • Published : 2017.08.28


The purpose of this study is to empirically examine a behavior improvement of unethical information sharing through the ethics program in organization. An unethical behavior of information sharing on organization members is to be get to private interests through divulgence of company's confidential information. An unethical information-sharing of individual is the opportunist and selfish behavior for an expansion of social capital and shows a negative ripple effect in organization. When conducting the research methods, the analysis order performs the cluster, discriminant, t-test and multiple regressions. According to the study, There are differences the behavior of unethical information sharing between opportunist and non-opportunist. The opportunist member for unethical behavior improvement required the program operation both value and compliance oriented program. Non-opportunist member required only the value-oriented program. The upcoming research needs to explore both ethics program's frequency and action of a punished person.


Unethical Behavior;Ethics Program;Information Sharing;Ripple Effect;Social Capital


Supported by : Hankuk University of Foreign Studies


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