Factors Affecting Employees Work Ethical in Organizations: The Case of Addis Ababa City Road Authority

Chalchissa Amentie Kero, Tomas Tadesse


The main objective of the study was to assess factors affecting employee’s work ethics. To achieve objective of the study, 346 respondents were selected by simple random sampling method, and data were gathered through questionnaire. The major findings of the study show that leadership, organization structure, control, recruitment selection and training were factors affecting employee work ethics. Also the study found there was a statistically significant and positive relationship between the leadership, organization structure and control and recruitment selection and training and employee work ethics. Therefore, the study recommends organization administrator be supposed to involve employees in key decision making and create a relationship where employees can be open and free, management should support the employees and work together with employees in ensuring the procedures, code of conduct and processes are well understood and followed. Lastly recruitment should be done in a fair way and that the human resources department should ensure that proper vetting is done in order to hire staff with good ethical morals right from the beginning


leadership, organization structure, control, recruitment and training and employee work ethics.

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