Ethical IT Behaviour as a Function of Environment

Jewels, Tony J. & Evans, Nina (2005) Ethical IT Behaviour as a Function of Environment. Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, 2, pp. 383-393.


Research is currently being undertaken to compare attitudes and behaviour towards ethics in information technology between students at an Australian and a South African university. This work provides a background to ethics from the literature from which a behavioural model for micro-level ethical standards is proposed. Using a theoretical underpinning of Fishbein & Azjen’s Theory of Reasoned Action, a survey document has been developed to identify and compare what constructs most affect an individual's intention to behave in situations requiring ethical considerations.

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ID Code: 7871
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Ethical behaviour, Theory of reasoned action, International comparison
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Information Systems not elsewhere classified (080699)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
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Deposited On: 24 May 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:12

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