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|Title: ||Ethics training on multi-cultural construction projects|
|Authors: ||Kang, Byung-Gyoo|
Price, Andrew D.F.
Edum-Fotwe, Francis Tekyi
|Issue Date: ||2006|
|Publisher: ||© Chartered Institute of Building|
|Citation: ||KANG, B-G. ...et al.,2006. Ethics training on multi-cultural construction projects. Construction Information Quarterly, 8 (2), pp. 85 - 91 [CIQ Paper 201].|
|Abstract: ||Culture can influence the effectiveness of ethics management.
Some behaviours, which are acceptable in one culture, might not be
acceptable in other cultures. These kinds of situations can easily occur
in multi-cultural construction projects, resulting in unexpected
conflicts. A proper ethics training programme can provide a solution to
these conflicts, leading to improved moral development and ethical
decision making of project participants and mutual respect which will
produce harmonized environments. The paper focuses on ethics
training for multi-cultural construction projects and reports on the
development of a training programme. Not only ethical aspects but
also cultural aspects have been considered in the programme.
Hofstede’s cultural dimensions on designated construction industries
are analysed in terms of ethical implication. The relationships between
cultural dimensions and ethical implications have been conceptualized
together with their applications to construction. An example of an
ethics training programme on a multi-cultural construction project has
been presented to demonstrate the practicality of the suggested
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|J81 Kang, B.G., Price, A.D.F., Thorpe, A. and Edum-Fotwe, F.T., Ethics Training on Multi-Cultural Construction Projects, CIQ Paper 201, CIOB, Englemere, 8(2), 2006, p.pdf||Published version||516.72 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
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