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Decisions with moral content: collusion

Zarkada-Fraser, Anna & Skitmore, Martin (2000) Decisions with moral content: collusion. Construction Management and Economics, 18(1), pp. 101-111.

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Abstract

Morality is fast becoming an integral part of the mandate for business through both societal and regulatory pressures. Collusive tendering is one of the moral choices facing decision-makers in the construction industry. This paper describes an empirical investigation of the attitudes and behavioural intent towards collusive tendering of key individuals in the tendering process. It also explores the factors that determine these attitudes.

The results of the empirical investigation indicate that there is a minority of decision-makers that admit they would consider participating in some form of collusive tendering agreement under certain circumstances. These people form a distinct group in their demographic as well as decision making profile.

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ID Code: 4120
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Tendering, moral decision making, ethics, collusion, Australia
DOI: 10.1080/014461900370997
ISSN: 1466-433X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2000 Taylor & Francis
Copyright Statement: First published in Construction Management and Economics 18(1):pp. 101-111.
Deposited On: 16 May 2006
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:32

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