The effect of professional commitment and ethical consideration on the desire to do whistleblowing with locus of control as a moderating variable (study on the banking sector in Palembang)

Authors

  • Inten Meutia Dept. of Accounting, Post Graduated Program, Universitas Sriwijaya, Indonesia
  • Mohamad Adam Dept. of Accounting, Post Graduated Program, Universitas Sriwijaya, Indonesia
  • Tiara Nurpratiwi Dept. of Accounting, Post Graduated Program, Universitas Sriwijaya, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22437/ppd.v6i3.5971

Abstract

This study aims to obtain empirical evidence regarding the effect of professional commitment and ethical considerations on the desire to conduct whistleblowing. This study also adds locus of control as a moderating variable that influences the relationship between professional commitment and ethical considerations. Respondents in this study were 53 internal auditors placed in the banking operational unit in Palembang and sampling by saturated sample method. The results of this study indicate: (1) The professional commitment of internal auditors has a positive effect on the desire to conduct whistleblowing, (2) Ethical considerations of internal auditors have a positive effect on the desire to conduct whistleblowing, 3) professional commitment of internal auditors moderated Locus of control does not affect desire do whistleblowing, and 4) ethical considerations of internal auditors moderated locus of control does not affect the desire to do whistleblowing.

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Author Biography

Tiara Nurpratiwi, Dept. of Accounting, Post Graduated Program, Universitas Sriwijaya, Indonesia

Department Of Accounting

Post Graduated Program

Universitas Sriwijaya

Indonesia

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2018-12-29 — Updated on 2018-12-29

How to Cite

Meutia, I., Adam, M., & Nurpratiwi, T. (2018). The effect of professional commitment and ethical consideration on the desire to do whistleblowing with locus of control as a moderating variable (study on the banking sector in Palembang). Jurnal Perspektif Pembiayaan Dan Pembangunan Daerah, 6(3), 363 -370. https://doi.org/10.22437/ppd.v6i3.5971