Vol.4 No.7 (December 2014)
A Study of the Influence of Moral Sensitivity on Corporate Performance
After reviewing the literature, this article summarizes the direct and indirect effect of moral sen-sitivity on corporate performance, which is of great importance in organization studies. In partic-ular, the exiting literature includes the ethics-focused dynamic capabilities, moral personality and moral intuition’s impact on the relationship between moral sensitivity and corporate performance. At the team level, moral atmosphere, psychological distance and team moral orientation also affect the relationship between moral sensitivity and corporate performance. However, there exist few studies on the relationship between moral sensitivity and corporate performance. More attention should be given to the mechanism of how moral sensitivity affects corporate performance from a moral cognition perspective. Future studies in this direction might be facilitated by introducing the concept of moral performance and using it to evaluate corporate performance.
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