The Reality of Ethics and the Ways of strengthening them to Prevent Corruption


  • Farooq H Muhammad College of Administration and Economics ,University of Human Development , Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
  • Areean Mustafa College of Administration and Economics ,University of Human Development , Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region, Iraq



morality, management ethics, business ethics, work ethic, corruption, administrative corruption, fields of ethics, business administration fields, codes of conduct and corporate social responsibility


This study highlights the concept of management ethics and its role in the prevention of corruption.  Generally, it is an attempt to put the approach to the management ethics and strengthen the moral culture that pious of corruption which had widespread within the developing countries since decades. In this study, the descriptive analysis methodology has been used. The data on the dimensions of the study is collected through a review of the relevant literature and previous studies. The research results showed that the individual morality building and ethics compliances have a vital role in preventing corruption rather than uncovering and exposing the involved persons too late. The bottom line is the construction of the ethics of the administration less costs than the demolition of corruption. Based on the results of the study, the researchers recommend a number of management ethics measures for the prevention of administrative corruption. The respondents preferred the implicit forms more than the explicit form. Among the best explicit forms that have been chosen, they prefer the training and education of ethics, the search for the causes of immoral acts and the crafting of codes of ethics respectively.

Overall recommendations call for an important point which can be named as institutionalizing for ethics through a number of implicit and explicit measures.



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How to Cite

Muhammad, F. H., & Mustafa, A. (2017). The Reality of Ethics and the Ways of strengthening them to Prevent Corruption. Journal of University of Human Development, 3(2), 818–827.