A Study to Evaluate Ethical Climate as an Antecedent for Deviant Behaviour in Workplace With Reference to Hospitals in Health Sector in Tamil Nadu
P. Thamaraiselvi1, D. Visagamoorthi2

1Dr. P. Thamaraiselvi, Associate Professor, School of Management, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Dr. D. Visagamoorthi, Professor, School of Management, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 08 February 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 14 February 2019 | Manuscript Published on 19 February 2019 | PP: 504-508 | Volume-7 Issue-5S January 2019 | Retrieval Number: ES2194017519/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Ethical climate refers to the moral environment prevailing in the work atmosphere and the importance given towards ethical practices within an organization. A positive ethical climate can bring out positive outcomes such as productivity and happiness. As a result, the work place deviance is well controlled and which in turn will result in the ultimate achievement of the organizational goals. In India, Health Sector is one of the growing sectors; Hospitals are one of the units which highly contribute for their growth. Hospital services are totally depending on Human beings and their values. They provide at most effective and efficient service to satisfy people and their emotional values. The study concentrates on the behavior aspects which are connected to the desirable outcomes such as trust and loyalty which is linked with productivity and happiness among employees in hospitals. These two aspects are considered as vital in hospitals in health sector. Therefore, researchers have made an attempt to study the ethical climate as one of the antecedents for work place deviance in hospitals in Health sector. The findings have proved four factors of the climate needs to be addressed according to the industries’ need. Thus, the study has confirmed the effects of ethical climate in nullifying the work deviance.
Keywords: Sample Space, Null Hypothesis and Alternate Hypothesis.
Scope of the Article: Healthcare Informatics