Agarwal, J. & Malloy, D.C. (1999 May). Ethical work climate dimensions in a not-for-profit organization: An empirical study. Journal of Business Ethics, 20(1), 1-14.
The paper aims to address the limited amount of research in the realm of organizational ethical climate in the not-for-profit sector. This paper tackled Victor and Cullen's theoretical framework, which combined the constructs of cognitive moral development, ethical theory, and locus of analysis. However, the authors of this paper constructed an alternative methodology for the extraction of ethical climate dimensions based on the theoretical framework.
Brudney, J. L. & Martinez, J. M. (2007). Teaching administrative ethics in concentration programs. Journal of Public Affairs Education, 16(2), 181-206.
This study aims to give grounding in administration or management moral principles in nonprofit organizations. The authors have conducted surveys in educational institutions that offer graduate degree programs or certificates concentrated in the management of nonprofit organizations. In this regard, the survey found that two-thirds of those educational institutions offered courses in ethics; however, less than forty percent of those them were able to complete the ethics-related course.
Filipova A. (2011, December). Ethical climates in for-profit, nonprofit, and government skilled
nursing facilities: Managerial implications for partnerships. JONA's Healthcare Law,
Ethics, and Regulation, 13(4), 125-131.
This study purports ethical conditions or circumstances in the government, non-profit, and profit oriented nursing centers and implicates the similarities and differences among them. Significant inferences and surveys were conducted in order to consider the ethical insights of each segment in the course of their discussions and agreements.
Laratta, R. (2011 February 10). Ethical climate and accountability in nonprofit organizations. Public Management Review, 13(1), 43-63. doi: 10.1080/14719037.2010.501620.
This is a comparative study between Japan and the UK, which intends to determine the connection between the accountability and ethical climate in the nonprofit division. This study is accompanied by a survey among executives in the two clusters of nonprofit entities in social services in Japan and the UK. The study provides a primary perception regarding the dissimilarities in the correlation in the middle of nonprofit establishments and the government in the two nation states.
Rhode, D. & Packel, A. (2009). Ethics and nonprofits. Stanford Social Innovation Review. Retrieved from http://www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/ethics_and_nonprofits.
This article tackles the manner by which unethical behavior is consistently observed as a problem in nonprofits and for-profits alike. The authors aim to help solve this unethical behavior by examining the factors that influence moral conduct, the ethical issues that arise specifically in charitable organizations, and the best ways to promote ethical behavior within organizations.
Robinson, D. A. & Yeh, K. S. (2007). Managing ethical dilemmas in non-profit organizations. Faculty of Business Publications. Retrieved from http://epublications.bond.edu.au/business_pubs/11.
This paper examined the types of ethical dilemmas experienced across thirty-seven non-profit organizations. Non-profit managers are often faced with dilemmas as they were challenged by ethical issues. These dilemmas defy a choice between right and wrong. With this, it was found that a reliable method is needed for solving dilemmas.
Word, J., Stream, C., & Lukasiak, K. (2011). What cannot be counted: Ethics, innovation, and evaluation in the delivery of public services. The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, 16(2), article 2.
This paper evaluates the Right versus Right concept of Rushworth Kidder in 2005. It also involves the study about the problems adjoining the ethical impacts and effects in the decision making and the managerial expertise of different organizations concerning innovation and the services rendered to the people.