Role of ethics and deterrence on software piracy: A cross cultural study

Ram Gopal, Ravi Bapna, G. Lawrence Sanders

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Abstract

This research is aimed at providing insights to software publishers and academics on how best to deal with the important problem of software piracy by analyzing the differences in the ethical profiles of individuals subscribing to eastern and western cultures and examine their influence on piracy behavior. Also, the research studies the impact of educational or `deterrent' measures on piracy. The results of this study are relevant to both the US and the Indian software industry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute
Editors Anon
PublisherDecis Sci Inst
Pages750-752
Number of pages3
Volume2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1996
EventProceedings of the 1996 27th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute. Part 2 (of 3) - Orlando, FL, USA
Duration: Nov 24 1996Nov 26 1996

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1996 27th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute. Part 2 (of 3)
CityOrlando, FL, USA
Period11/24/9611/26/96

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    Gopal, R., Bapna, R., & Sanders, G. L. (1996). Role of ethics and deterrence on software piracy: A cross cultural study. In Anon (Ed.), Proceedings - Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (Vol. 2, pp. 750-752). Decis Sci Inst.