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|Title:||When does Ethical Code Enforcement Matter in the Inter-Organizational Context? The Moderating Role of Switching Costs||Authors:||Colwell, S.R.
Ethical code enforcement
|Issue Date:||2011||Citation:||Colwell, S.R., Zyphur, M.J., Schminke, M. (2011). When does Ethical Code Enforcement Matter in the Inter-Organizational Context? The Moderating Role of Switching Costs. Journal of Business Ethics 104 (1) : 47-58. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-011-0888-8||Abstract:||Drawing on signaling theory, we suggest that a supplier's enforcement of ethical codes sends signals about the supplier that affect a buyer's decision to continue their commitment to the supplier. We then draw on side-bet theory to hypothesize how switching costs influence the importance of a supplier's enforcement of ethical codes in predicting a buyer's continuance commitment to a supplier. We empirically test our model with data from 158 purchasing managers across three manufacturing industries. Results confirm the connection between ethical code enforcement and continuance commitment, but suggest that a supplier's enforcement of ethical codes matter less when switching suppliers is perceived as too costly. © 2011 Springer Science+Business Media B.V.||Source Title:||Journal of Business Ethics||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/44609||ISSN:||01674544||DOI:||10.1007/s10551-011-0888-8|
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