Institutional isomorphism and whistle-blowing intentions in public sector institutions

Pillay, Soma, Reddy, P.S., and Morgan, Damian (2017) Institutional isomorphism and whistle-blowing intentions in public sector institutions. Public Management Review, 19 (4). pp. 423-442.

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Abstract

Over the years the new institutionalism in public sector analysis has contributed significantly to our understanding of the dynamics of public sector institutions. While it has moved research away from behavioural explanations to recognizing political and cultural contexts, the focus on public sector institutions has been minimal. This research examines, by self-report questionnaire from employees in two government organizations, how institutional mechanisms shape whistle-blowing intentions within the context of a developing country. Despite the country context, findings from this study are encouraging in that participants' intentions to blow the whistle were found, generally, to be strong.

Item ID: 69287
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1471-9045
Keywords: Institutionalism; whistle-blowing; ethics; culture; South Africa
Copyright Information: © 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2021 02:49
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