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Advances in Psychological Science    2019, Vol. 27 Issue (6) : 1111-1122     DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2019.01111
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Unethical pro-organizational behavior: A motivational perspective
CHENG Ken1(),LIN Yinghui2
1 School of Economics and Management, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China
2 School of Management, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China
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Unethical pro-organizational behavior (UPB) is an important research topic which has drawn more and more attention from the organizational behavior field in recent years. Yet, it’s worth noting that the conceptualization of UPB is somewhat vague. Based on the motivational perspective, this paper deeply deconstructs and analyses the conceptual ambiguity of UPB in terms of definition, characteristic, motivation and type, and form a systematic concept connotation of UPB. Further, following the motivation-related logic behind UPB, this paper systematically reviews the influencing factors of UPB, and explains the mechanisms of these influencing factors on UPB. Finally, this paper provides specific suggestions for future research in terms of subtype, measurement, research perspective, influencing factor, inhibition mechanism, influencing mechanism and localization.

Keywords motivation      unethical pro-organizational behavior      unethical behavior     
ZTFLH:  B849: C93  
Corresponding Authors: Ken CHENG     E-mail: chengken1992@126.com
Issue Date: 22 April 2019
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Ken CHENG,Yinghui LIN. Unethical pro-organizational behavior: A motivational perspective[J]. Advances in Psychological Science, 2019, 27(6): 1111-1122.
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