International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Assessing Enforcement of Ethical Principles in the Work Place

The title of this paper is assessing enforcement of ethical principles in the work place. The study seeks to identify unethical practices in the workplace, ascertain if employees in public sector organisations adopt ethical principles, determine how to enforce ethical principles in the workplace, and to ascertain the impact of gender concerning ethics in the workplace. The study was carried out primarily through the survey method and interview of employees in three public sector organizations in Nigeria. Secondary data were obtained through books, journals and internet. Empirical works of other scholars were consulted. A sample size of 334 was obtained from the population of 2000 at 5% error tolerance and 95% degree of freedom using yamane’s statistical formular. The questionnaire was designed in likert scale format. The researcher conducted a pre-test on the questionnaire to ensure the validity of the instrument. Data collected were presented in frequency tables. Chi-Square statistical tool was used to test the hypotheses

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