Antecedents and Consequences of the Ethical Operation Model

Pao-Hung Fu, Fang-Yi Lo


The ethical operation model demonstrated four different types of the ethics by ethical leadership and catalytic
mechanics. The objective of this paper was examined the different types ethical operation model but also further
explore the model’s antecedents and consequences. The research gap focused on the behavior side of the
practices of the ethics was included in the consequences variables in the paper. We also move further to explore
the antecedents of the ethical operation model. As to the research methods, in the first study, we adopted case
method of carrying out in-depth case studies. To explore the theoretical relationship more deeply, this research
was done by conducted survey in the second study. The author collected data from various sources, but not
wanting to be limited by the data provided in case study, this paper also collected data via a survey. Efforts were
made to collect the data from multiple sources to avoid the possibility of common method biases. The empirical
results demonstrated that the organization characteristics and leader’s characteristics influence the ethical
leadership and catalytic mechanism further influence the adoptive of the different type of the ethical operation
model. And conclude that different types of ethical operation affect the degree of school administrative ethics.

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