The Influence of Personal Value, Moral Philosophy, and Organizational Ethical Culture on Auditor Action and Acceptance for Dysfunctional Behavior

Sanda Patrisia Komalasari, Rahmat Febrianto, Yurniwati ., Nilam Kemala Odang


Objectives of this research are to investigate the effect of organizational ethical culture, personal values, and moral philosophy on auditor actions and acceptance for dysfunctional behavior. This research also seeks to investigate the effect of organizational ethical culture through personal values and moral philosophy on auditor actions and acceptance for dysfunctional behavior and effect of personal auditor value on his moral philosophy. By using structural equation modeling technique from survey result 52 auditor resulted that auditor which tend to have moral philosophy of idealism and not relativism is auditor having personal value of conservatism and self-enhancement. While auditor who tend to relativism is auditor who have a personal value of openness to change. Auditor who have a moral philosophy of relativism will tend to accept dysfunctional behavior, while the idealism auditor will tend to reject such behavior. Organizational ethical culture and personal value of self-enhancement are found have an effect on the auditors acceptance for dysfunctional behavior. Only an ethical culture is an ethical environment that affects auditor dysfunctional action. The personal value of conservatism through the moral philosophy of idealism founded have an effect on auditor acceptance for dysfunctional behavior, but not for organizatonal ethical culture through personal value and moral philosophy.


Organizational ethical culture, personal values, moral philosophy, dysfunctional acts in auditing, auditor acceptance for dysfunctional behavior

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