Identifying the Components of Professional Ethics and Examining Their Status in the Social Security Organization

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Department of Management, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

2 Department of Management, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran,

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran,

Abstract

Organizational development is a consistent, coherent and well-planned effort to improve and modernize the system. Given the importance of professional ethics in the development of the organization, the purpose of this article is to identify the components of professional ethics and examine their status in the social security organization. This research is fundamental-applied in terms of purpose and of correlation descriptive nature; it is a survey. The statistical population of the present research includes 1) experts familiar with the subject from among whom we selected 15 people. 2) Employees of the Social Security Organization (3474 people) whose 346 people were selected according to Cochran's formula by multi-stage cluster sampling method. In order to collect data, we prepared a questionnaire based on previous studies, research literature and a survey of experts using the Delphi technique. The content validity or CVR of the questionnaire was higher than 0.8 and acceptable. Cronbach's alpha coefficient was greater than 0.7 with a confirmed reliability. In order to analyze the data, we benefited from the mean and single-sample t using SPSS software. Based on the results, we identified components (responsibility, honesty, justice and fairness, loyalty, superiority and competitiveness, respect for others, empathy with others, observance of and respect for social values ​​and norms). Considering that the means were higher than moderate (3) and the level of significance was less than (0.05), so we can say that the variable of professional ethics and its components are in good condition.

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