Muel Kaptein

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)

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1.

Why Do Good People Sometimes Do Bad Things?: 52 Reflections on Ethics at Work

Number of pages: 205 Posted: 27 Jul 2012
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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ethics, integrity, unethical, leadership, trust, compliance

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Three General Theories of Ethics and the Integrative Role of Integrity Theory

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Muel Kaptein and Johan F. Wempe
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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ethics, integrity

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The Corporation as Social Contract

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Muel Kaptein and Johan F. Wempe
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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ethics, integrity, social contract, corporate social responsibility

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The Servant of the People: On the Power of Integrity in Politics and Government

M. Kaptein, The Servant of the People: On the Power of Integrity in Politics and Government, 2014
Number of pages: 326 Posted: 22 Sep 2014
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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integrity, politics, government, ethics, administration, leadership

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Developing and Testing a Measure for the Ethical Culture of Organizations: The Corporate Ethical Virtues Model

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2007-084-ORG
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Jan 2008
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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ethics, culture, virtues, construct development, factor analysis

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The Internal Morality of Contracting: Advancing the Contractualist Endeavor in Business Ethics

Academy of Management Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 521-539, 2006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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contractualism, contractarianism, contracting, nexus, nexus of contracts, moral hazard, adverse selection, business ethics, morality, integrative social contracts theory, contractualist business ethics, fiduciary duties, theory of the firm, Hobbes, bounded rationality, normativity, opportunism

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The Effectiveness of Business Codes: A Critical Examination of Existing Studies and the Development of an Integrated Research Model

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2007-030-ORG
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Jun 2007
Muel Kaptein and M. Schwartz
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and University of Southampton - School of Management
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Ethics, Business codes, Effectiveness, Organization

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The Soft Side of Hard Controls: A Control Coding Theory

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Feb 2020
Muel Kaptein and Hein-Jan Vink
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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control, culture, management, audit

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White Collars, Dirty Hands: A Grounded Neo - Institutional Theory of Misconduct in Professional Service Firms

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Nov 2007
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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professional service firms, institutional theory, neo-institutial theory, misconduct, business ethics, old institutionalism, new institutionalism

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The Ethical Responsibility of Companies Toward Animals: A Study of the Expressed Commitment of the Fortune Global 200

Journal of Corporate Citizenship 2016(63), pp 42-72
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2016
Monique Janssens and Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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animals, animal, csr, cr, responsibility, corporate, companies, websites

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Ethical Guideliness for Compiling Corporate Social Reports

Journal of Corporate Citizenship, Vol. 27, pp. 71-90, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2009
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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Corporate social reporting, Business ethics, Transparency, Social accounting, Corporate social responsibility

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The Effectiveness of Ethics Programs: The Role of Scope, Composition and Sequence

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Jul 2014
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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ethics, compliance, program, ethics program, compliance program, unethical behavior, code, officer, hotline, screening, monitoring, training, audit

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The Living Code: Embedding Ethics into the Corporate DNA

Number of pages: 143 Posted: 30 Aug 2015
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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ethics, compliance, code, integrity, management, ethical leadership, unethical behavior, reputation

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The Battle for Business Ethics: A Struggle Theory

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2015
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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ethics, integrity, struggle, politics, compliance, morality, battle, fight, competition, dilemmas

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The Six Principles for Managing with Integrity

The Six Principles for Managing with Integrity: A Practical Guide for Leaders. First pulibsed by Spiro Press in 2005
Number of pages: 183 Posted: 29 Dec 2015
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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ethical leadership, leadership, ethics, integrity, compliance, fraud, corruption, authenticity, trust, csr, sustainablity, dilemma, morality

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Ethics Programs and Ethical Cultures: A Next Step in Unraveling Their Multi-Faceted Relationship

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2008-020-ORG
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 May 2008
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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ethics program, ethical culture, virtue theory

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The Institutionalization of Integrity in Local Government

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Nov 2012
Alain Hoekstra and Muel Kaptein
RSM and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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ethics, integrity, institutionalization, government

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De Open Onderneming

ERIM Report Series Reference No. EIA-2003-16-ORG
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 28 Feb 2008
Muel Kaptein and Johan F. Wempe
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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ethiek, bedrijfsethiek, integriteit, maatschappelijk ondernemen, openheid, transparantie, verslaglegging, maatschappelijk verslag, overheid, ngo, waarden, dilemma's, business-society management

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Spiraling Down into Corruption: A Dynamic Analysis of the Social Identity Processes that Cause Corruption in Organizations to Grow

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2007-086-ORG
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jan 2008
Niki Den Nieuwenboer and Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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corruption, dynamics, organizational factors, social identity theory

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Motives of Socially Responsible Business Conduct

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2010-74
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Johan Graafland, Muel Kaptein and Corrie Mazereeuw
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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intrinsic motivation, extrinsic motivation, corporate social responsibility, socially responsible business conduct

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The Corporate Condition: The Dilemmas of Dirty Hands, Many Hands and Entangled Hands

Chapter 4 in Kaptein, M. & Wempe, J. 2002. The Balanced Company: A corporate integrity approach. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 14 May 2015
Muel Kaptein and Johan F. Wempe
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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business ethics, ethics, integrity, dilemmas, morality, many hands, dirty hands, entangled hands

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The Corporation as Moral Entity

Chapter 3 in Kaptein, M. & Wempe, J. 2002. The Balanced Company: A corporate integrity approach. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 14 May 2015
Muel Kaptein and Johan F. Wempe
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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ethics, integrity, accountability, responsibility, liability, autonomy, morality

Contracts to Communities: A Processual Model of Organizational Virtue

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2007-023-ORG
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 May 2007
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Stakeholder theory, Corporate performance, Business ethics, Normative theorizing, Organizational goodness, Virtue ethics, Positive theorizing

Contracts to Communities: A Processual Model of Organizational Virtue

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 100-121, January 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jan 2008
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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The Ethics of Organizations: A Longitudinal Study of the U.S. Working Population

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2009-018-ORG
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Apr 2009
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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ethical culture, ethics program, unethical behavior, ethical reputation, ethics management, virtue theory, stakeholder theory

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Painting with the Same Brush? Surveying Unethical Behavior in the Workplace Using Self-Reports and Observer-Reports

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Franziska Zuber and Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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ethics, unethical behavior, misbehavior, survey, self-report, other-report, measurement, integrity

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The Ethics of the Node Versus the Ethics of the Dyad? Reconciling Virtue Ethics and Contractualism

Organization Studies, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 391-411, March 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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business ethics, stakeholder management, stakeholder, virtue ethics, virtue, contractualism, contractarianism, Aristotle, excellence, exchange transactions, dyadic ethics, ethics, relational ethics, management, leadership

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Understanding Integrity Policy Formation Processes: Regularities and Dynamics in the Netherlands

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Nov 2012
Alain Hoekstra and Muel Kaptein
RSM and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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ethics, integrity, policy change

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Mutually Enhancing Responsibility: A Theoretical Exploration of the Interaction Mechanisms between Individual and Corporate Moral Responsibility

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 129, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Mihaela Constantinescu and Muel Kaptein
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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responsibility, moral responsibility, corporate responsibility, individual responsibility, interaction mechanisms

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The Moral Duty to Love Your Stakeholders

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Apr 2020
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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love, neighborly love, agape, moral duty, stakeholder theory, stakeholder love

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The Shortened Corporate Ethical Virtues Scale: Measurement Invariance and Mean Differences Across Two Occupational Groups

Business Ethics: A European Review, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 238-247, 2018
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Mari Huhtala, Maiju Kangas, Muel Kaptein and Taru Feldt
University of Jyväskylä, University of Jyväskylä, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and University of Jyväskylä
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When Organizations are Too Good: Applying Aristotle's Doctrine of the Mean to the Corporate Ethical Virtues Model

Business Ethics: A European Review, Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 300-311, 2017
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Jun 2017
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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The Appearance Standard: Criteria and Remedies for When a Mere Appearance of Unethical Behavior is Morally Unacceptable

Business Ethics: A European Review, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 99-111, 2019
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Muel Kaptein
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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