Journal of Business Ethics 115 (2):403-425 (2013)

Taking credit is the process through which organizational members claim responsibility for work activities. We begin by describing a publically disputed case of credit taking and then draw on psychological, situational, and personality constructs to provide a model that may explain when and why organizational members are likely to take credit. We identify testable propositions about the credit-taking process, discuss ethical aspects of credit taking and suggest areas for research on credit taking in organizations
Keywords Credit  Business ethics  Organizational justice  Psychological ownership  Fraud triangle  Narcissism
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DOI 10.1007/s10551-012-1406-3
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