Peer reporting of coworker wrongdoing: A qualitative analysis of observer attitudes in the decision to report versus not report unethical behavior

@article{King2000PeerRO,
  title={Peer reporting of coworker wrongdoing: A qualitative analysis of observer attitudes in the decision to report versus not report unethical behavior},
  author={G. King and Amy Hermodson},
  journal={Journal of Applied Communication Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={28},
  pages={309 - 329}
}
  • G. King, Amy Hermodson
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Applied Communication Research
  • Abstract An employee who observes unethical behavior by a colleague will often question whether the incident warrants reporting. The purpose of this study was to examine factors that may affect peer reporting of questionable behavior committed by a colleague. One hundred ninety‐seven (N = 197) registered nurses responded to a survey regarding reports of unethical behavior by coworkers. Results revealed that individual characteristics of the observer (such as personal ethics), situational… CONTINUE READING
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