Relaxing moral reasoning to win: How organizational identification relates to unethical pro-organizational behavior.

  title={Relaxing moral reasoning to win: How organizational identification relates to unethical pro-organizational behavior.},
  author={Mo Chen and Chao-chuan Chen and Oliver J. Sheldon},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={101 8},
Drawing on social identity theory and social-cognitive theory, we hypothesize that organizational identification predicts unethical pro-organizational behavior (UPB) through the mediation of moral disengagement. We further propose that competitive interorganizational relations enhance the hypothesized relationships. Three studies conducted in China and the United States using both survey and vignette methodologies provided convergent support for our model. Study 1 revealed that higher… 

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