Ethical climate. Ethical Climate Victor and Cullen (1988) deï¬ned organizational ethical climate as the prevailing perceptions among employees of organizational practices and procedures that have ethical content.2 They proposed that the ethical climate in an organization would reï¬ect the attitudes and behaviors of be classified according to the criteria members use to make moral choices and the groups that members refer to when making ethical determinations. Victor and Cullen identify five primary climate types. The data analysis found significant differences in self-reported levels of organizational commitment and job satisfaction for full-time faculty members with regards to type of perceived Revised Ethical Climate Questionnaire (RECQ) created by Victor and Cullen (1993), and 3) Job Diagnostic Survey (JDS) created by Hackman and Oldham (1980). Victor and Cullenâs (1988) Ethical Climate Questionnaire (ECQ) evaluates the ethical climate of an organization. ethical work climate are directly related to supervisory trust and organizational identification. Victor and Cullenâs Matrix is a very useful and relatively simple tool that can prove valuable when assessing the ethical climate of an organization. Management professors Bart Victor and John Cullen argue that ethical climates can be classified according to the criteria members use to make moral choices and the groups members refer to when making ethical determinations.4 Victor and Cullen identify five primary climate types. Management professors Bart Victor and John Cullen argue that ethical climates can . Victor and Cullen (1987, 1988) developed a typology of ethical climates based upon the level of moral development of the work group (egoism, benevolence and principled a la Kohlberg, 1981) and the locus of analysis utilized in reaching decisions (individual, local, cosmopolitan). The five facets, or types, of ethical work climate as depicted by Victor and Cullen (1988) are thus separated into individual hypotheses in the following paragraphs. and shapes their ethical decision making and behavior. Ethical Climate Theory Victor and Cullen (1987, 1988) developed ECT by combining Kohlberg's (1984) work on moral development and Schneider's (1983) work on sociocultural theories of organization. organizational ethical climate developed by Victor and Cullen 1987 Victor and from ACCOUNTING 102 at Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University References PSY 533 (2018). According to the classical definition by Victor and Cullen (1987), ethical climate may be defined as a set of shared perceptions of procedures and policies, both codified and informal, which shape expectations for ethical â¦ The original Victor and Cullen (1988) framework consists of a two-dimensional model of ethical climate types, considering ethical philosophy and Ethical climate theory was first proposed by Victor and Cullen (1987, 1988).Ever since, it has been useful in increasing our knowledge on a variety of organizational outcomes such as workplace bullying, organizational commitment, ethical behavior, job satisfaction, and turnover intentions. Instrumental. 2. o Victor and Cullen argue that climates can be classified according to five types of criteria used by members of an organization when making ethical decisions The ethical climate of caring depicts an organization concerned about everyone in the Ethical Climate(s) and Its Importance in Organizations. Ethical climate determines what members believe is right or wrong and shapes their ethical decision-making and behavior.