Money ethic and moral conduct in the public sector: A preliminary investigation in Swaziland
This source preferred by Gbola Gbadamosi
Authors: Gbadamosi, G. and Joubert, P.
Editors: Muuka, G.N.
Start date: 7 April 2004
This study investigates ethical and moral conduct in the public sector in Swaziland, specifically, the relationship among money ethic, attitude towards business ethics, turnover intention, job satisfaction, job performance and another corruption perception measure. Using questionnaires, usable data was collected from 83 public sector employees. Results indicated significant relationship among money ethic, attitude towards business ethics, turnover intention and job performance. Respondents hold that civil servants’ involvement in corruption is high and that bribery and corruption is widespread in Swaziland. Management and policy implications of the findings, limitations of the study and suggestions for future studies were highlighted.