Integrity - The Foundation of Workable Organizations

74 Pages Posted: 30 Sep 2007

Date Written: September 28, 2007


This presentation was given during Marist College Business School's Ethics Week. It makes the case that individual and collective integrity is a necessary condition for workability and efficiency in organizations. This paper is based on the Erhard, Jensen, and Zaffron paper entitled Integrity: A Positive Model that Incorporates the Normative Phenomena of Morality, Ethics and Legality", unpublished working paper, September 2007, available at:

Keywords: integrity, trust, organizations, ethics

JEL Classification: M00

Suggested Citation

Scherr, Allan L., Integrity - The Foundation of Workable Organizations (September 28, 2007). Available at SSRN: or

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