Article | 11th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organizational Development Attaining Sustainability From Organizational Excellence to SustainAble Excellence; 20-22 August; 2008 in Helsingborg; Sweden | Impact of Ethical Practices on Productivity of Software Development Organizations in Pakistan

Title:
Impact of Ethical Practices on Productivity of Software Development Organizations in Pakistan
Author:
Usman Mughal: Department of Engineering Management, CASE, UET Taxila, Pakistan Faisal Bilal: Department of Engineering Management, CASE, UET Taxila, Pakistan Ali Sajid: Strategic Affairs, Engineering Management, CASE, UET Taxila, Pakistan
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Year:
2008
Conference:
11th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organizational Development Attaining Sustainability From Organizational Excellence to SustainAble Excellence; 20-22 August; 2008 in Helsingborg; Sweden
Issue:
033
Article no.:
077
Pages:
927-930
No. of pages:
4
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2008-12-09
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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Ethics play an immensely important role in creating quality cultures in organizations. The ethical practices have been consistently increasing in IT business for long-term sustainability. Unfortunately in the third world countries like Pakistan there is not much awareness of Ethics. The study analyzes selected sample of organizations which follow some good ethical practices to maintain a positive image among its customers. It will highlight the role of ethical practices in the business success of such organizations. Software engineering is different from other engineering disciplines of its hidden complexities; the role of ethics is felt even more in software industry. This paper will show that role and will encourage other organizations to involve in ethical practices. In this paper authors will try study what role ethics have to play in productivity. Do ethicical practices help increase productivity? Do unethical practices cause decrease in productivity?

11th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organizational Development Attaining Sustainability From Organizational Excellence to SustainAble Excellence; 20-22 August; 2008 in Helsingborg; Sweden

Author:
Usman Mughal, Faisal Bilal, Ali Sajid
Title:
Impact of Ethical Practices on Productivity of Software Development Organizations in Pakistan
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11th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organizational Development Attaining Sustainability From Organizational Excellence to SustainAble Excellence; 20-22 August; 2008 in Helsingborg; Sweden

Author:
Usman Mughal, Faisal Bilal, Ali Sajid
Title:
Impact of Ethical Practices on Productivity of Software Development Organizations in Pakistan
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