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Research on Behavioral Integrity: A Promising Construct for Positive Organizational Scholarship

  title={Research on Behavioral Integrity: A Promising Construct for Positive Organizational Scholarship},
  author={Tony L. Simons and Edward C. Tomlinson and Hannes Leroy},
Behavioral integrity (BI) is the perception that another person, group, or entity lives by his word—delivers on promises and enacts the same values he espouses. This construct is more basic than trust or justice, and is typically measured as the perceived pattern of alignment between words and deeds. Empirical studies have shown it to have powerful positive consequences for the attitudes and performance of followers, managers, and organizations, and also that BI moderates the impact of other… Expand

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