Office-based sports gambling and pooling: Ethical dilemmas and worker productivity issues from fan and gender perspectives

This study combines concepts of Stakeholder Theory, Uses and Gratifications Theory, and Consequentialism, Deontology, and Virtue ethical philosophical perspectives to investigate the potential impacts of office pooling and gambling activities on the workplace environment. The advent of accessibility to mobile devices with greater and faster web-based accessibility, marketing and e-commerce has exponentially grown, promoting online betting within the office as well. The model consisted of frequency of Internet use, social networks, and perceptions of organizational productivity, individual motivations, gambling characteristics, social affects, and demographic information. These dimensions were broken down by operational issues associated with psychological commitment and behavioral commitment to office and online sports gambling activities, as well as fan-specific attitudes of worker productivity and cohesion issues of trustworthy and emotional attachments; all variables within an ethical framework…

Source: Smith, A. A. (2015). Office-based sports gambling and pooling: Ethical dilemmas and worker productivity issues from fan and gender perspectives. TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY. Retrieved from http://gradworks.umi.com/37/14/3714211.html

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